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Ingredients

CRUST:
1-1/4 cups finely crushed pretzels
1/4 cup butter or margarine (melted)
1/4 cup sugar or Spenda
FILLING:
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
2 teaspoons grated lime peel
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup orange juice
1 container (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Instructions

For crust, combine all ingredients in medium bowl; press into bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. For filling, combine milk, lime peel and juices in medium bowl; fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crust. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes. Recipe may be doubled and put in a 9x13-inch cake pan. Garnish with limes or grated lime peel before serving, if desired.

Betty E. Johnson
Moline



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