Easy Lemon "Meringue" Pie

67  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 5 hr total
  • Makes 12 servings.


Easy Lemon "Meringue" Pie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 47 NILLA Wafers, divided
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 2 pkg. (3 oz. each) lemon-flavored gelatin
  • 1-1/2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups thawed frozen whipped topping

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 350°F.
  • Crush  35 wafers; mix with 2 Tbsp. sugar and butter until blended. Press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Bake 5 min.
  • Mix  remaining sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in water until blended. Bring to boil on medium heat; cook 8 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add dry gelatin mixes and zest; stir 2 min. until gelatin is completely dissolved. Refrigerate 1 hour or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Pour into crust.
  • Microwave  marshmallows and milk in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until marshmallows are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 1 min. Refrigerate 15 min. or until completely cooled. Whisk in whipped topping; spread over gelatin layer in crust.
  • Refrigerate  3 hours or until firm. Garnish with remaining wafers just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Cooking Know-HowThe best way to thaw frozen whipped topping is in its container in the refrigerator. An 8-oz. tub will thaw in 4 hours. We DO NOT recommend thawing whipped topping in the microwave.

Size-WiseDessert can be a part of a balanced diet, but remember to keep tabs on portions.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 270 
    • Total fat 9 g
    • Saturated fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 15 mg
    • Sodium 190 mg
    • Carbohydrate 46 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 36 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 2 g
    • Vitamin A 2 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 2 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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