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Old Fashioned Lemon Ice Box Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashioned Lemon Ice Box Pie, by , is from BREAKING BREAD, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patricia Smith
Added: Friday, October 5, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Filling:
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 c. lemon juice (may use Real Lemon)
2 egg yolks
Ready Made Graham Cracker or Vanilla Wafer Pie Crust



Meringue:
3 egg whites
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
1/4 c. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix filling with mixer until thick. Pour into pie shell. Whip meringue ingredients until peaks form. Cover pie filling with meringue and cook at 325 for 18 minutes. Cool, then refrigerate several hours or overnight.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is Cindy Pitts' recipe, printed with her permission. This is the creamy lemon pie your grandmother used to make, and it is fool proof.

 

 

 

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