Lemon Supreme Pie

Recipe by icetea
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 1 pie




  • Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil.
  • Bake at 450 degrees for 8 minutes.
  • Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a saucepan, combine 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in water; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; add remaining sugar. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in butter, lemon peel and food coloring if desired.
  • Gently stir in lemon juice (do not overmix).
  • Cool to room temperature, about 1 hour. Do not stir.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  • Fold in whipped topping and lemon juice. Refrigerate 1/2 cup for garnish.
  • Spread remaining cream cheese mixture into shell; top with lemon filling.
  • Chill overnight.
  • Place reserved cream cheese mixture in a pastry bag with a #21 star tip; pipe stars onto pie.
  • Store in the refrigerator.
  • cooking time is not include cooling time.