Memorial Day is coming up & while we want to make all red, white & blue themed treats, we are holding off on those until July! However, we have the perfect light, refreshing pie recipe that will be a hit at the Memorial Day Picnics!
Let's gather our ingredients first. Gather & measure first, this will make the process a lot easier once you're in the baking groove.
1 - 9in pie crust, baked
¾ cup white sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup water
1 teaspoon lemon zest
¼ cup lemon juice
1 - 3 oz package cream cheese
¼ cup white sugar
Once your ingredients have been gathered, begin the baking process! We promise, it's quick, easy & painless! Who wants to stay in the kitchen on a beautiful day?!
1. Combine 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, water, lemon peel, juice & egg yolks in a saucepan. Beat well. Stir while cooking over medium heat until thick; it will thicken just as it starts to simmer.
2. Remove saucepan from heat. Add cream cheese to lemon mixture & stir until incorporated.
3. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff; add remaining 1/4 cup sugar. Fold sweetened egg whites into lemon mixture.
4. Pour filling into shell and chill.
That's it! Quick & easy delcious treat in less than 2 hours! This pie serves about 8 people with approximately 246 calories per slice. We definitely might need to make this even before Memorial Day & after! Using this recipe? Be sure to tag us in your creations on Facebook at Stover & Co. or on Instagram @stoverandcompany.
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