Lemon Layer Cream Cheese Pie

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by SharleneW

I love lemon pies--any kind. I can't wait to try this variation I found on the Pillsbury website. It is three layers, cream cheese, lemon and whipped cream. Mmmmm.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375°F For lemon layer: In medium saucepan, combine 2/3 cup sugar and cornstarch; mix well.
  2. Gradually add cold water, stirring constantly until blended.
  3. In small bowl, beat egg yolks slightly; stir into sugar mixture in saucepan.
  4. Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly.
  5. Boil 1 minute.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Stir in lemon juice, butter and lemon peel; blend well.
  8. For cream cheese layer: In small bowl, combine 1/3 cup sugar and cream cheese; beat until smooth.
  9. Add egg; blend well.
  10. Spoon and spread cream cheese mixture in prepared crust.
  11. Spoon lemon mixture over cream cheese mixture; spread carefully to cover.
  12. Bake at 375°F for 35 to 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
  13. (Center will not be set.) Cool 30 minutes.
  14. Refrigerate 1 1/2 hours or until completely chilled.
  15. Whip cream and sweeten it to taste.
  16. Serve pie topped with whipped cream.
  17. Store in refrigerator.

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