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Margarita Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pretzels 8 Ounce (Salted Or Unsalted)
  Butter 9 Ounce, melted
  Lime juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Plain gelatin 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Grated lime rind 1 Tablespoon
  Tequila 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange flavored liqueur 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1)To prepare crust, grease a 10 inch springfoam pan.
2)Mix together crushed pretzels, sugar and butter.
3)Layer pan bottom with this mixture and press tightly.
4)Place in refrigerator.

MAKING
5)To prepare filling, soften gelatin by sprinkling lime juice over it.
6)Beat eggs in a water bath. Add in sugar (only half) and rind. Beat well.
7)Dissolve softened gelatin over boiling water bath with egg mixture. Stir continously.
8)Trasnfer to a bowl that is chilled.
9)Mix in tequila, liquer and refrigerate to make it cold.
10)Beat together egg whites and sugar to form peaks.
11)Fold in egg yolk mixture into egg white mixture gradually and combine very well.
12)Place bowl over ice and stir frequently until mixture is set.
13)Swirl the mixture onto a chilled crust.
14)Refrigerate for another 2 hours.

SERVING
15)Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4666 Calories from Fat 2065

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 234 g360.5%

Saturated Fat 139 g694.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1401.4 mg467.1%

Sodium 3584.3 mg149.3%

Total Carbohydrates 568 g189.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.5%

Sugars 388.5 g

Protein 53 g106.9%

Vitamin A 150.6% Vitamin C 124.1%

Calcium 26.3% Iron 72.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Margarita Pie Recipe