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Summertime Dessert…..Lemonade Pie

I hope everyone is enjoying the summer!! I know it’s not “officially” summer yet, but the weather here in Missouri has definitely been summer with temps in the 90′s and humidity that makes you melt the moment you step outside!!

The other day my 13 year old was going thru my recipe box, picking out recipes she wants us to make (all desserts of course! lol). One of the first recipes she spied was something I scribbled down years ago on a piece of scratch paper, and it didn’t even have a name on it…..so we named it……Lemonade Pie!

I’m telling you, if you want a quick and easy dessert that tastes like summer….. this is it!!

 

lemonade pie

I think this took me less than 5 mins, and it was in the refrigerator.
The hardest part was waiting 4 hours to chill. *hint: licking the bowl is a good way to hold you over until the pie sets! lol 

Stars of the show:

lemonade pie ingredients

Lemonade Pie

Lemonade Pie

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cup milk
  • 2 boxes (4-serving size) Vanilla Instant Pudding
  • 1 (6 oz) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 1 (8 oz) Cool Whip
  • 1 Graham cracker crust

Instructions

  1. Pour milk into large bowl, add pudding mix and beat with wire whisk. Add thawed lemonade. Beat with whisk. Fold in Cool Whip. Pour into crust. Refrigerate 4 hours before serving.

Notes

• I used Fat Free Sugar Free pudding, 1% milk and lite Cool Whip – made it a little easier on the hips and still tasted fantastic!

• I only had pink lemonade, and it worked just fine, my pie even remained yellow.

• My lemonade was a 12oz can, that’s what I had on hand – the recipe calls for 6oz, so I only used 1/2 the can.

• I put the pie in the freezer for a few hours before serving – we liked it both frozen and refrigerated – both were good. Of course the refrigerated was more creamy, the frozen was….harder.

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Comments

  1. 51

    Looks perfect for summer!
    mickey

  2. 52

    Looks perfect for summer!
    mickey

  3. 53
    bridget {bake at 350} says:

    You know, I've *heard* about this pie, but have never made it. It looks SO good and perfect for summer! Sometimes, kids pick the best recipes….so glad Sunshine picked this! :)

  4. 54
    bridget {bake at 350} says:

    You know, I've *heard* about this pie, but have never made it. It looks SO good and perfect for summer! Sometimes, kids pick the best recipes….so glad Sunshine picked this! :)

  5. 55

    Oh man! I can't have that, everything has dairy. But it sounds and looks great! I love lemon anything.

  6. 56

    Oh man! I can't have that, everything has dairy. But it sounds and looks great! I love lemon anything.

  7. 57
    HoosierHomemade says:

    That looks so good! It's making my mouth pucker!
    Thanks for sharing it on It's A Blog Party!
    ~Liz

  8. 58
    HoosierHomemade says:

    That looks so good! It's making my mouth pucker!
    Thanks for sharing it on It's A Blog Party!
    ~Liz

  9. 59

    I am so loving this recipe! I can't wait to try it! Thanks for bringing your dish over to Tuesday Tastes! The People's Choice Polls are open so come by and cast your vote when you get a chance!

    Happy Day,
    Jasey @ Crazy Daisy

    http://crazyjayzplace.blogspot.com/2010/06/tuesday-tastes-12.html

  10. 60

    I am so loving this recipe! I can't wait to try it! Thanks for bringing your dish over to Tuesday Tastes! The People's Choice Polls are open so come by and cast your vote when you get a chance!

    Happy Day,
    Jasey @ Crazy Daisy

    http://crazyjayzplace.blogspot.com/2010/06/tuesday-tastes-12.html

  11. 61
    Its A Blog Party says:

    That looks so good!
    Thanks for linking up!
    ~Liz

  12. 62
    Its A Blog Party says:

    That looks so good!
    Thanks for linking up!
    ~Liz

  13. 63
    Turley Times says:

    Thanks so much for sharing this recipe! I saw it mentioned on Amanda's Serenity Now blog and I knew I had to try it. I made it over the weekend and it was delicious! I wanted to pass it along to my blog readers so I posted the recipe on my blog, but I made sure to link back to your post. Thanks again for sharing this wonderful dessert! :)

    Hannah

  14. 64
    Turley Times says:

    Thanks so much for sharing this recipe! I saw it mentioned on Amanda's Serenity Now blog and I knew I had to try it. I made it over the weekend and it was delicious! I wanted to pass it along to my blog readers so I posted the recipe on my blog, but I made sure to link back to your post. Thanks again for sharing this wonderful dessert! :)

    Hannah

  15. 65
    Pam Ponder says:

    yumm that looks so good and refreshing!!!

  16. 66
    Pam Ponder says:

    yumm that looks so good and refreshing!!!

  17. 67

    This is a GREAT and QUICK recipe! Take this to your next cookout and wait for the guest to ask for the recipe. Then you say it is so easy that I hate to admit it ha ha! Also, they race for this one! Also….seems like there is one with condense milk BUT this one is AWESOME and will not pack the pounds on you!

  18. 68

    This sounds wonderful! We LOVE lemonade pie here… I usually use Crystal Light mix and sweetened condensed milk with the cool whip…. but I like the idea of chilling instead of freezing…. sounds YUMMY!

  19. 69
    Maria S. Rivera says:

    I just printed the recipe, I love lemon pie, so I will love this one. I can’t wait to try it.
    thanks

  20. 70

    Cheryl – i just LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS!!! easy, cool, refreshing and lemon – i absolutely need to make this one!!

  21. 71

    sounds deliciously refreshing! perfect summer dessert!

  22. 72

    my mom makes a great lemon pie too. It’s always a summer favorite!

  23. 73

    I highlighted this pie on my little blog at Thanks for sharing!

  24. 74

    this looks incredible, even for March! thanks for the easy but delicious recipe!

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