16 Reasons Why I Love Key Limes

Who doesn’t love Key Limes? They are so cute and versatile. You can make them sweet or savory or even part of a cocktail. Here are the 16 reasons why I love key limes.

Let’s start off with dessert…. every good meal should start with dessert, right?

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  1. Key Lime Ice Cream – ice cream that tastes like the Islands. Put a few scoops into your margarita and well… that’s heaven on earth.
  2. Key Lime Icebox Cake – when it’s too hot to cook, make an icebox cake. Retro and yummy!
  3. White Chocolate Chip Key Lime Island Cookies. It’s a white chocolate chip cookie with a hint of lime.
  4. Publix Key Lime Pie. Ever had a slice of this? Now you can make it at home.
  5. Key Lime Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies. By adding the mini chocolate chips to a favorite recipie it took these cookies to a whole new level.
  6. Key Lime Cake. Adding a few ingredients to a cake mix takes these flavors over the top.
  7. Mini Frozen Key Lime Pies. Love these mini pies. Just the right size.
  8. Lime Butter Cookies. Coated with chocolate, these are beyond amazing.
  9. Margarita Ice Cream. The secret ingredient? Tequila!
  10. Margarita Cupcakes. Yum and Yum!!

Onto… cocktails!

  1. Key Lime Pie Martini. Who wouldn’t love the adult version of Key Lime pie??
  2. Bloody Ghostbuster. A great shot to enjoy after hunting ghosts.
  3. KeKe Margarita. One of my favorites. Uses Keke Lime Liquor.

Did someone say… food?

  1. Chili Lime Chicken Tacos. A bit of heat and a bit of tart. A perfect taco
  2. Citrus Shrimp. Quick, easy and so delicious.

And finally…..

16. The Key Lime Festival in Key West. An amazing festival all about key limes. So much fun!

As you can see I love Key Limes. Don’t you?? Want to order some amazing Key Lime juice from Key West? Be sure to check out Kermit’s Key Lime Shoppe.

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