Favorite Lemon Icebox Pie
|Categories:||Pies, Cookies, Fruit Desserts, Quick & Easy|
|Keywords:||lemon, marshmallow, icebox, vanilla wafer|
|Serves:||6-8 Requires 3 3/4 hrs to chill|
|VANILLA WAFERS COOKIE CRUST|
|1 1/2 c||vanilla wafers, crushed fine (about 30 wafers) may use ready made graham cracker or vanilla wafer crust, instead of making wafer crust|
|1/4-1/3 c||butter, melted|
|10-12||vanilla wafers cookies|
|LEMON ICEBOX PIE FILLING|
|1 pkg||8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature|
|1/3 c||lemon juice|
|1 can(s)||sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)|
|2 c||jet-puffed marshmallows|
|4 oz||whipped topping, thawed (1/2 tub)|
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DirectionsMAKE THE COOKIE CRUST (OR USE READY MADE VANILLA WAFER OR GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST): Place wafers in a gallon sized ziplock bag and use rolling pin to crush cookies into crumbs. Add melted butter and knead. Press into bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Chill 30 mins. - 1 hour in refrigerator.
*NOTE: May use blender to make crumbs instead of rolling pin, if desired.LEMON ICEBOX PIE FILLING: In mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, lemon juice and sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Pour into prepared (chilled) pie crust. Place in refrigerator while preparing topping.MARSHMALLOW TOPPING: Mix together 2 cups of marshmallows and 2 tablespoons milk in large microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir and continue microwaving an additional 30 seconds or until marshmallows are completely melted. Mix well. Refrigerate until cool (about 15 minutes.)
Fold in 1/2 tub of whipped topping and blend well. Spread on top of pie.Press whole wafers into the top sides around the pie. Place pie in refrigerator to chill until set about 3 hours. Enjoy!