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lemon cream cheese pie

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Genie Dixon
warrenton, VA

I got this recipe from kittencal of This is deeelicious. Please give it a try. I'm sure your whole family will love this.

(3 ratings)

Ingredients For lemon cream cheese pie

  • 1
    baked pie pastry
  • 1 1/2 c
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 c
  • 2-3
    drops of food coloring
  • 2 tsp
    grated lemon rind
  • 2/3 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 12 oz
    cream cheese soften
  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 6 Tbsp

How To Make lemon cream cheese pie

  • 1
    In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and a pinch of salt. Stir in water, lemon juice,lemon rind and yellow food coloring. Bring to boil over medium high heat, cook, and stir 2 mins., or until smooth and thicken. Remove from heat, stir in butter, cool to room temperature for about 1 hour.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, beat ceam cheese and powdered sugar until smooth. Fold in the whipped cream and 1 tbsp. of lemon juice. Remove 1/2 cup of the whipped cram/lemon mixture for the garnish. Spread the remaining cream cheese mixture into the the baked pastry shell.
  • 3
    Top with cooled lemon filling. Chill in the fridge for a minimum of 8 hours or overnight. When ready to serve, scooped the reserved 1/2 cup of the cream cheese mixture into the pastry bag with a star tip. Pipe stars onto the pie. Delicious.

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