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No Bake Key Lime Pie Parfaits

These No-Bake Key Lime Pie Parfaits are out of this world-amazing! Tart, sweet with that puckery flavor and SO easy to whip up!
Prep Time3 hrs 10 mins
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert, No Bake Desserts
Cuisine: American, Dessert
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Hayley Parker, The Domestic Rebel


  • 1 - 1¼ cups graham cracker crumbs depending on how thick you'd like your crust
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter melted
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter melted & slightly cooled
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup key lime juice or substitute regular lime juice if you cannot find key limes
  • Zest of 3 limes
  • Whipped cream for garnish


  • First, prepare your curd. In a large microwaveable bowl, whisk together the melted butter, sugar and eggs. Add in the key lime juice and lime zest. Microwave on HIGH power for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on HIGH power for 1 minute intervals, stirring after each interval, up to 6-7 minutes. At the 6-7 minute mark, the curd should be thick and coat the back of a spoon.
  • Strain the curd through a fine mesh sieve into a bowl or pitcher - I like using a bowl with a spout for easy pouring. Cool to room temperature for about 1 hour.
  • While the curd cools, make your crusts. In a large bowl, toss together the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter until moistened. Portion the crumbs evenly among your glasses and use a Tablespoon measurement to gently compact it. Top with about 1/2 cup of the lime curd - this is for about 4 small parfaits. Adjust accordingly to your choice of glassware.
  • Refrigerate until cool, about 2 hours. Just before serving, garnish with fresh whipped cream.