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Tangy Lemon Pie

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Ingredients
  9 inch graham cracker crust 1
  Lemon pudding and pie filling mix 3 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), divided
  Water 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Cream cheese package 3 Ounce, cut into chunks (1 Package)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Microwave the crust and cool.

MAKING
2) In large bowl, add the 1/2 cup sugar, pudding mix, water, egg yolks and lemon juice and blend well.
3) Thicken the mixture in the microwave at 8 for 5 1/3 to 8 minutes, stirring twice.
4) Beat in the cream cheese and lemon peel and let it cool.
5) Beat well to foam the egg whites.
6) Slowly beat in remaining 1/4 cup sugar to form stiff peaks.
7) In the cool filling, fold in the beaten egg whites.
8) Into the prepared crust, pour the mixture.
9) Allow to chill thoroughly in the refrigerator.

SERVING
10) If desired, top over with the lemon slices and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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