Lemon Cream Pie

4.4
(5) 5 Reviews
Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
5
hr.
Servings

10 servings

This lemon cream pie is a double threat in the dessert game—with one layer of airy, lemony creaminess and another that's cheesecake-like in texture.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Mix wafer crumbs and butter; press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 min.; cool.
  • Beat pudding mix, 3/4 cup milk and zest in medium bowl with whisk 2 min. (Pudding will be thick.) Stir in 1-1/2 cups COOL WHIP. Spread onto bottom of crust.
  • Beat cream cheese, 1/4 cup milk and remaining milk in separate medium bowl until blended. Stir in remaining COOL WHIP; spread over pudding layer in crust.
  • Mix cornstarch and remaining sugar in small saucepan. Stir in water and lemon juice; cook on medium heat 10 min. or until mixture is thickened and just comes to boil, stirring frequently. Add small amount to egg yolk in small bowl; stir until blended. Gradually stir into remaining lemon mixture in saucepan; cook 1 min. or until heated through, stirring constantly. Strain, if necessary. Cool slightly.
  • Spread lemon mixture over pie. Refrigerate 4 hours.

Substitute

Substitute 26 square shortbread cookies for the wafers.

Healthy Living

Good news! You'll save 70 calories and 6g of total fat, including 4g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with reduced-fat vanilla wafers, 1 pkg. (1 oz.) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Sugar Free Fat Free Instant Pudding, fat-free milk, PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.

Servings

  • 10 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 410
% Daily Value
Total fat 22g
Saturated fat 14g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 51g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 39g
Protein 4g
   
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • tasha67 |

    The ingredients say "1 cup sugar, divided" but the only place in the instructions for sugar says "cornstarch and REMAINING sugar" Where is it divided??? Looks like a great recipe but what do I divide the sugar into?

  • kimsanders07 |

    The best & so easy to make!! We have 1 slice left and I'm going to make another one tonight!! The whole family loves it!!

  • debchastain |

    I have made this pie several times and absolutely LOVE it! Everyone I have shared it with love it as well! Very simple ingredients, easy to make with very visually appealing result! Give it a try, you'll love it! Regarding the previous review, the ingredients are accurate exactly as printed!!

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