Light and Flavorful Lemon Pie

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Dec. 14, 2010

Today, Betty has a great dessert recipe, Light Lemon Pie, for all of you who are trying to cut back on sugar, fat, and calories. With some minor changes, you can make it completely sugar-free for diabetics. It is also extremely easy to make, looks elegant, and tastes terrific! So, make Light Lemon Pie and treat yourself with a dessert that will only good to you.


Lemon flavored gelatin 3 Ounce (1 Small Package)
Sugar 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cold water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Lemon flavored yogurt 8 Ounce
Frozen whipped topping container 8 Ounce , thawed
Lemon rind 2 Teaspoon , grated
Graham cracker crust 9 Ounce (10
Whipped topping 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Garnish)
Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon (For Garnish)
Lemon slices 4 (For Garnish)


1. In a large mixing bowl, combine a small package of lemon-flavored Jello, 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar, and 1 cup boiling water and stir for a few minutes until the gelatin dissolves.

2. Add 1/4 cup cold water and 2 tablespoons lemon juice; stir and mix well.

3. Chill in refrigerator for about an hour until the mixture gets the consistency of unbeaten egg whites.

4. Fold in the lemon yogurt, thawed whipped topping, and lemon rind into gelatin mixture.

5. Pour the mixture into the crust and chill for at least 3 hours until firmly set.

6. Garnish with whipped topping, lemon rind, and sliced lemon, if desired.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 390Calories from Fat 85

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 206 mg8.58%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g20%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 42 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet