Lemon Cream Cheese Pie

Lemon Cream Cheese Pie
25
2 Reviews
This refreshing dessert is sure to please lemon lovers.
25 min
Prep Time
3:00
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/4 cups
gingersnap cookie crumbs
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

Glaze

1/3 cup
water
1/4 cup
sugar
3 tablespoons
lemon juice
1 tablespoon
freshly grated lemon zest
1 1/2 teaspoons
cornstarch

Filling

1/3 cup
sugar
1 (8-ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon
freshly grated lemon zest
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Combine cookie crumbs and melted butter in bowl; press onto bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch glass pie pan. Bake 5-6 minutes or just until set. Cool completely.
  2. Combine all glaze ingredients in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, 4-6 minutes or until mixture is thickened and comes to a boil. Refrigerate while preparing filling.
  3. Combine 1/3 cup sugar, cream cheese and 1 tablespoon lemon zest in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Beat whipping cream in another bowl until stiff peaks form; gently stir into cream cheese mixture. Spoon into cooled crust. Make deep swirls in cream cheese mixture with back of teaspoon.
  4. Spoon glaze mixture over cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until set.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
320
Cholesterol
60mg
Carbohydrates
32g
Protein
4g
Fat
21g
Sodium
270mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I loved this! Everyone who tried it really enjoyed it. I tried it without the gingerbread cookies and you definately need they for the crust. If you like lemons, you will love this pie! Enjoy

Rating

This is simple and east to make and really delicious.My family loves this pie

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