Lemon Layer Cream Cheese Pie

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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