Key Lime Pie for Two

Everything’s cuter in mini form right? Coopers, dogs, hobbits – all irresistible. Skirts are the only mini that come to mind that need a little more personal censorship… And we all know what happens when you shrink desserts down to a mini size. We go gaga over them. Mini muffins, doughnuts, tarts, and more call us to them with an un-natural amount of gravity for their pint sized portions. Mini ice cream container? Oh, yeah, I’ll finish you. Tiny cookie, I’ll take two.

So when I saw a min key lime pie… well, I’m guessing you figured it out.

This Key Lime Pie in the back of Cook’s Illustrated Cooking for two was the perfect weeknight surprise for my man. However, since it uses only a bit of this, and a bit of that, it would be a great dessert for a small social gathering. You can quickly (I know, from the pages of Cook’s Illustrated) make several of these and have them waiting and ready for guests.

Or, you could be like me, make one and devour it’s tiny little self.





  1. Mmm I’m all over this! I STILL haven’t even tried key lime pie in my life. Crazyness.

  2. Mini skirts…haha! LOVE key lime in any form, really, but these definitely raise the bar on cuteness!

  3. I love small portioned desserts! But like you, when it says serving for 2, I usually make it 1 (: I love me some sweets! This looks so creamy and refreshing for a hot summer night.

  4. Yummy. For two, huh? Hahahahaha

  5. This is too cute! I love things that are individual or for 2! Less temptation to eat like AN ENTIRE PIE..hehe

  6. You’re right. All things mini are so CUTE as are your mini key lime pies! YUM.

  7. These are ADORABLE and totally makes me want to just make one for myself and not share. I hate sharing!

  8. Umm I need this in my life ASAP. Amazing!

  9. That is so cute. And so perfect for portion control!!!

  10. Making one and devouring it is something I’d do ;)

  11. You know what, ive never even eaten a lime pie of any kind..yet lime is one of my all time favourite flavours! I plan on correcting this sooner rather than later, and this pie looks phenomenal!

  12. My husband loves key lime. He would love this recipe.

  13. These look so yummy one for me and one for thee is plenty.

  14. I love key lime pie!! This looks so good. I have just nominated you for a Versatile Bloggers Award. Come on over to see it at Cheers, Tara

  15. I’ve never had key lime pie but my boyfriend always raves about it – I’d make this for us, but I suspect we’d both be devastated not to have seconds!

  16. Frances Drake says:

    I’m all over this like white on rice. You and Anita Pelaez over at the key lime pie factory have got great futures ahead of you. I love it!


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