Easy-as-Pie Lemon 'Meringue'

Easy-as-Pie Lemon 'Meringue'

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"A lemon gelatin filling topped with a marshmallow meringue makes a simple and delicious lemon meringue pie."

Ingredients

5 h servings 263 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 263 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 8.1 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.1g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 180 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix wafer crumbs, 2 Tbsp. sugar and the butter until well blended. Press firmly onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Bake 5 min.; set aside.
  2. Mix 1/4 cup sugar and the cornstarch in medium saucepan. Gradually add water, stirring until well blended. Bring to boil on medium heat. Boil 8 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add dry gelatin mixes and lemon peel; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved. Refrigerate 1 hour or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Pour into crust.
  3. Microwave marshmallows and milk in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until marshmallows are completely melted, stirring after 1 min. Stir until mixture is well blended. Refrigerate 15 min. or until completely cooled. Gently stir in whipped topping; spread over gelatin mixture. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or until firm. Store leftover pie in refrigerator.
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Everyone loves this pie! If you are looking for an easy recipe for a lemon meringue pie..this is it! I used a NILLA pie crust. I only used 1 box of lemon gelatin because it is all I had. It stil...

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I wouldn't make this recipe again and would give it maybe a 1.5 The wafer crust was too sparse and sweet. The white frosting isn't meringue at all, cloyingly sweet, and this recipe would great...

Everyone loves this pie! If you are looking for an easy recipe for a lemon meringue pie..this is it! I used a NILLA pie crust. I only used 1 box of lemon gelatin because it is all I had. It stil...

It was good and simple to make, but I knocked it one star because it is quite time-consuming. Also, the crust ends up having an inordinate amount of fat - it practically swims in fat when you ta...

This doesn't much resemble Lemon Meringue Pie. However, it is very good - like a good lemon icebox pie, with cool whip topping!

Not to bad. Will add more lemon next time.

I thought it was so good

I wouldn't make this recipe again and would give it maybe a 1.5 The wafer crust was too sparse and sweet. The white frosting isn't meringue at all, cloyingly sweet, and this recipe would great...