Light and refreshing, with a perfect tart kick, this recipe is not overly sweet but instead lets the limes really stand out. The cinnamon really adds a nice flavor complement. Key Lime Pie always makes me feel like the sun's out, so I tend to make it often during long gray seasons in Seattle. For another garnish option, add a little lime juice to the fresh whipped cream and top with a few raspberries.
In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs and sugar with a fork.
Add the butter and mix thoroughly.
Place the graham cracker mixture in the center of the prepared pie plate. Then, with your fingers, start from the center and gently spread the mixture outward to form a crust. Make sure to pat the mixture around evenly and firmly and up onto the edge of the pie plate. Once the crust is in place, gently pat it all over again to ensure even distribution.
Makes 1 Single-Crust 9-inch Pie, 18 Petit-5s, or 4 Piejars