Light Lemon Pie

"DH loves lemon icebox pie and being a diabetic enjoying that pie can be a challenge. This is an adaption of a Taste of Home recipe that I found. This is like having lemon mousse in a crust. Please note that the cooking time is the time need to chill the pie before serving."
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Ready In:
4hrs 45mins
1 pie




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a blender or food processor container, crumble the graham crackers and process until crumb consistency, gladly add in the melted margarine and continue processing until combined.
  • Press the mixture into a 9-inch pie plate and bake in preheated oven for 5 to 8 minutes; allow to cool completely before adding the filling.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the boiling water and stir the gelatin for 3 to 4 minutes or until dissolved.
  • Add enough ice cubes to the cold water so that the water measures 3/4 cup, add to the gelatin mixture and continue to stir until ice is melted and the gelatin thickens.
  • In blender container, combine the cottage cheese with Splenda granular and process until smooth, scraping sides of container as needed; add in the thickened gelatin and process lightly to combine well.
  • Gently fold the whipped topping into the cottage cheese mixture, combining well; pour into cooled crust and place in refrigerator to chill for at least 4 hours before serving.
  • To serve, cut the pie into 8 equal slice, place on plate, warm the spreadable fruit and drizzle a few tablespoons over each slice of pie.
  • Make strawberry fans by cutting from tip to stem 3 to 4 times depending on size of strawberries, without cutting completely through the stem, fan the strawberries and place on plate with pie slices.

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  1. pennasnowgirl
    You could use strawberry gelatin & have a strawberry pie. Or even use orange or lime depending on what your favorite is


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