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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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