Fantastic Pie


"The flavors of tart lemon, rich cream cheese, and buttery, nutty pastry mingle in this delicious dessert the whole family will love. Easy 3-steps to prepare. You can even experiment with different pudding flavors if you like! Choose any nut you like to add to crust."


2 h 40 m servings 664 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 664 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 41.7 g
  • 64%
  • Carbs:
  • 66.9g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 8.6 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 470 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, softened butter, and 3/4 cup chopped nuts until a soft dough forms. Press dough into bottom and sides of a 9 inch deep-dish pie pan. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Allow to cool completely.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, beat together softened cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until fluffy. Fold in 1 1/2 cups nondairy whipped topping. Spread mixture into cooled crust.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together pudding mix and cold milk until smooth. Allow to set up 5 minutes, then spread over cream cheese layer. Top with remaining whipped topping and sprinkle with remaining nuts. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
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  1. 12 Ratings


my mom has made this recipe (under a different name) for years. She has made it with chocolate or pistachio pudding for a different twist! She also doubles the recipe and makes it in a 9 x 13 ...

The title of this recipe says it all. Fantastic!

My children and I really enjoyed this recipe. We all love food with lemons. I however did make a couple of changes. I added more cream cheese in the bottm layer and left the cool whip for the to...

I love lemon, so I was so excited to find this recipe. Unfortunately it was just OK for me. I thought the pecan pie crust detracted from the flavor of the rest of the pie. I may try this agai...

Amazing! The crust is delightful. This dessert disappears in minutes!

So very tasty! Used a pre-made graham cracker crust, and tried banana pudding. Definitely will make again.

I fixed this for our family Fourth of July picnic. It was a hit with everyone! Wow!how easy and how great it tasted.


This was a very good pie and an easy recipe. Next time I will coat the sliced bananas with lemon juice before I add them to the pie, as they browned fairly quickly and became somewhat soggy. Wil...