No-Bake Margarita Pie

mini-margarita-pies

 

Sometimes you don’t want to go out or have a big party to celebrate your birthday. You just want a quiet night at home and indulge in your own mini birthday dessert.

This Mini Margarita Pie is just the answer. It’s an easy, no-bake dessert with an adult-twist, and it’s the perfect way to have a mini-celebration at home!

 

Recipe: No-Bake Margarita Pie

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust:

  • 3/4 cup Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons Unsalted Butter, Melted
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar

Creamy Margarita Filling:

  • 1/4 cup Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Tequila
  • 1 teaspoon Triple Sec
  • 1 teaspoon Lime Juice
  • Zest of 1/2 Lime
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Whipped Cream, homemade or store-bought
  • Slice of Lime, For garnish

Instructions

  1. To make the graham cracker crust, stir together the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and sugar, until the mixture is fully moistened and holds together when pressed.
  2. Press the graham cracker mixture into the bottom and sides of the 4-inch pie pan. Place the pan in the freezer while making the filling.
  3. To make the margarita filling, mix together the cream cheese, tequila, triple sec, lime juice, lime zest, and sugar in a medium bowl. Carefully fold in the whipped cream.
  4. Remove the graham cracker crust from the freezer and place the filling inside the crust. Smooth the top of the filling and place the pie back into the freezer to chill and firm completely, at least 2 hours.
  5. When ready to serve, place a slice of lime in the middle of the pie. Let thaw for 15 minutes before enjoying.

Number of servings (yield): 1

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