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Jo's Favorite Lemon Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Michelle Rasberry

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Nonstick spray for baking
1 1/2 cups crushed graham crackers (21 squares)
1/3 cup sugar
6 tablespoons butter, melted
3 cups sweetened condensed milk
3 egg yolks
2/3 cup lemon juice
Dash salt
1 small carton (1 cup) whipping cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
Lemon slices, for garnish
Lemon zest, for garnish
Mint sprigs, for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly coat a 9-inch pie plate with nonstick spray. In a bowl, combine crushed graham crackers and 1/3 cup sugar. Stir in melted butter; mix well. Press cracker mixture into prepared pie plate. Bake 8 minutes.

Meanwhile, in another bowl combine milk, egg yolks, lemon juice, and salt. Beat on medium speed 4 minutes. Pour mixture into baked pie crust. Bake 10 minutes. Cool pie on counter for 30 minutes. Place in the refrigerator at least 1 hour or until set.

In a bowl, combine whipping cream, the 2 tablespoons sugar, and vanilla. Beat on high speed until fluffy. Spread on cooled pie. Garnish with fresh lemon slices, a sprinkle of lemon zest, and mint sprigs.

 

 

 

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