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Refreshing Lemon Pie

Have a little time on your hands, but your family still expects dessert with dinner? This easy-as-pie recipe provides a refreshingly simple solution. You'll appreciate the short list of ingredients-and the even shorter preparation time!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 to 3 drops yellow food coloring, optional
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • Mint leaves and lemon zest strips, optional


  • In a bowl, combine milk, lemon juice, grated lemon zest and, if desired, food coloring; mix until smooth (mixture will begin to thicken). Fold in whipped topping; spoon into crust. Chill until ready to serve. If desired, garnish with mint leaves and lemon zest strips. Refrigerate leftovers.

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  • Brandi H
    Mar 15, 2015

    So quick, simple, and delicious! I took this pie to a work party and it got lots of compliments.

  • Kzheff
    Jun 15, 2014

    Quick, easy and delicious!! Nice and light ending to our Father's Day dinner!! Everyone loved it!! Will definitely be putting this one in the "keeper" file!!

  • DragonSlayersRosebud
    Feb 20, 2014

    Easy, very refreshing, instead of graham cracker crust use a regular pie crust, add poppyseeds

  • RaquelMichelena
    Feb 29, 2012

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