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Mini Blackberry Key Lime – Frozen Yogurt Pies

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Blackberry Key Lime Pies

School is almost out and summer is right around the corner… which means it is BBQ season!  I don’t know about you, but I am so excited.  I love the social gatherings that summer brings and all of the yummy meals in store.  I have a sweet tooth so I enjoy making and bringing desserts to all of our summer parties.  My absolute favorite desserts to make are recipes that require minimal ingredients (without sacrificing taste!), don’t involve baking (the oven is way too hot this time of year!), and include fresh seasonal fruit.  Don’t get me wrong, I adore chocolate, but with the heat of the summer I prefer a chilled fruity dessert.  I have the perfect recipe that covers all of those bases, and will make you a very ‘welcomed guest’ at any summer shin-dig!

My mini …no-bake… frozen yogurt Effortless Pies are the perfect dessert.  My recipe allows each guest the chance to indulge in their own personal fruity delight, because let’s be honest, who really wants to share something this delicious?  And with the help of just a few simple ingredients and a very short prep time, you will have a stunning dessert that will make people wonder… how do you do it!?  They look incredible and taste even better than they look!  Win-Win!

Blackberry Key Lime Pies

In preparation for this recipe I ran out to my neighborhood Walmart for the ingredients.  I always look in the Dairy section, for Reddi-wip® and the Oikos® Key Lime Greek Yogurt.  The 6 count package of Keebler® Ready Crust® Mini Graham Cracker Pie Crust can be conveniently found in the baking aisle.  And of course, you can’t make this delightful dessert without the touch of fresh herbs and fruit, found in the same location in the fresh produce section.  I can be in and out of Walmart within 10 minutes when prepping for this dessert, because they conveniently locate these needed ingredients in 3 simple spots around the store.  Thank you, Walmart, for making this shopping trip easy as pie!
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Mini Blackberry Key Lime – Frozen Yogurt Pies

This recipe yields 6 individual servings. – Prep Time: 10 minutes – Freezer Time: 3.5 hours

Blackberry Key Lime Pies

Ingredients:

-1 – 13oz can of Original Reddi-wip®

-2 – 5.3oz containers of Oikos® Key Lime Greek Yogurt

-1 – package of Keebler® Ready Crust® Mini Graham Cracker Pie Crust (6-count)

-1 – 60z package of Blackberries – approximately 12 are needed

-2 limes – 1 for the recipe and 1 for the garnish

-1 – small package of mint leaves – for the garnish

Directions:

Open the package of Keebler® Ready Crust® Mini Graham Cracker Pie Crust (6-count), and set to the side.Blackberry Key Lime PiesBlackberry Key Lime PiesCut 6 blackberries into small pieces, and place the small pieces equally in the bottom of each of the Keebler® Ready Crust® Mini Graham Cracker Pie Crust.  Blackberry Key Lime PiesSet the fruit-bottomed pie crusts to the side, while you make the filling.Blackberry Key Lime PiesSpoon the 2 – 5.3oz containers of Oikos® Key Lime Greek Yogurt into a small mixing bowl. Add to the yogurt, 1 cup, or half of the 13oz can of Original Reddi-wip® (Save the rest for garnish.)  Blackberry Key Lime PiesBlackberry Key Lime PiesAlso, add fresh lime juice by cutting one lime in half and squeezing the fresh lime juice into the yogurt mixture.Blackberry Key Lime PiesMix the Oikos® Key Lime Greek Yogurt, fresh lime juice and Reddi-wip® together until the mixture is creamy and smooth.  Equally spoon the filling mixture into each of the fruit-bottomed pie crusts.  Blackberry Key Lime PiesEach pie crust should be topped off evenly, to the top of the crust.  Freeze the mini pies in the freezer for approximately 3.5 hours, or until firm.
Once they are firm, remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving; to slightly soften at room temperature.Blackberry Key Lime PiesTop-off and decorate the mini pies within that 15 minute softening time.  Garnish with the extra Reddi-wip®,  mint leaves, extra blackberry slices and the second lime cut into wedges.
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The beauty of this recipe is that with every bite you have a delicious taste of key lime and blackberries; the perfect combination of sweet and tangy.  Not to mention the chilly and crisp temperature of the filling and the crunchy texture of the graham cracker crust… you will never want it to end.

Blackberry Key Lime Pies

If you are like me and always looking for a simple recipe to involve the kiddos in the cooking process, this is the recipe is perfect.  These pies are so easy to make that you can let your little ones lend a hand.  My daughter’s favorite part is watching them freeze in the freezer, every hour she opens the freezer to check on the firming process.  And now she loves the taste of Greek yogurt and prefers it over any other type.  Yay to healthy and delicious tasting snacks!  Also, with only a few ingredients needed, the clean up is even quicker than the prep-time…  Now that is what every parent needs!

 What is your favorite flavor to mix into your Effortless Pies, leave a comment below… I am always looking for a delicious new twist!  Also, click HERE and earn this fabulous Ibotta rebate!

Blackberry Key Lime Pies

I wish you a fruit-filled, summer-social season and enjoy bringing this recipe to all of your upcoming gatherings!www.espressoeverafter.com

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Mini Blackberry Key Lime - Frozen Yogurt Pies
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Serves: 6
 
Mini Blackberry Key Lime - Frozen Yogurt Pies
Ingredients
  • 1 - 13oz can of Original Reddi-wip®
  • 2 - 5.3oz containers of Oikos® Key Lime Greek Yogurt
  • 1 - package of Keebler® Ready Crust® Mini Graham Cracker Pie Crust (6-count)
  • 1 - 60z package of Blackberries - approximately 12 are needed
  • 2 limes - 1 for the recipe and 1 for the garnish
  • 1 - small package of mint leaves - for the garnish
Instructions
  1. Open the package of Keebler® Ready Crust® Mini Graham Cracker Pie Crust (6-count), and set to the side.
  2. Cut 6 blackberries into small pieces, and place the small pieces equally in the bottom of each of the Keebler® Ready Crust® Mini Graham Cracker Pie Crust.
  3. Set the fruit-bottomed pie crusts to the side, while you make the filling.
  4. Spoon the 2 - 5.3oz containers of Oikos® Key Lime Greek Yogurt into a small mixing bowl. Add to the yogurt, 1 cup, or half of the 13oz can of Original Reddi-wip® (Save the rest for garnish.)
  5. Also, add fresh lime juice by cutting one lime in half and squeezing the fresh lime juice into the yogurt mixture.
  6. Mix the Oikos® Key Lime Greek Yogurt, fresh lime juice and Reddi-wip® together until the mixture is creamy and smooth. Equally spoon the filling mixture into each of the fruit-bottomed pie crusts.
  7. Each pie crust should be topped off evenly, to the top of the crust. Freeze the mini pies in the freezer for approximately 3.5 hours, or until firm.
  8. Once they are firm, remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving; to slightly soften at room temperature.
  9. Top-off and decorate the mini pies within that 15 minute softening time. Garnish with the extra Reddi-wip®, mint leaves, extra blackberry slices and the second lime cut into wedges.
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4 Comments

  • Reply Rachel May 23, 2016 at 6:00 pm

    Yummm!!! I love this! I want to make these ASAP.

    • Reply Jenna May 23, 2016 at 6:22 pm

      YES! Rachel, it is so easy to make and absolutely delicious! Quick to make and loved by all!

  • Reply Vanessa June 4, 2016 at 10:31 am

    My pies had ice crystals in them. I don’t know what I did wrong. The key lime flavor seemed watered down. I’ll try it again though. It was a very light dessert, looks good and easy to make. I think I used too much Reddi Wip, so I might use the 8 oz tub of cool whip the next time, and add key lime juice for a more tart taste instead of just the juice from the lime.

    • Reply Jenna June 4, 2016 at 4:23 pm

      Hi Vanessa, I am so glad you tried making these pies! I would recommend covering each pie with aluminum foil if you want to protect from the freezer frost, especially if you are not going to eat them right away. 🙂 Also, everyone desires a different amount of key lime taste, if you like a strong distinct key lime flavor just add more key lime flavor or juice. I made this recipe with a light, distinct key lime taste to ensure everyone… even people who do not like key lime, to enjoy. Have fun tweaking and enjoy!!

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