Layered Lemon Pie Recipe
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Layered Lemon Pie Recipe

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“This is a great ending for almost any meal that kids and adults all enjoy,” Elizabeth Yoder promises from Belcourt, North Dakota. “The creamy lemon filling is always a hit with my husband.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 can (15-3/4 ounces) lemon pie filling, divided
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 526 calories, 24g fat (13g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 251mg sodium, 72g carbohydrate (61g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein


  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in half of the pie filling. Fold in the whipped topping. Spoon into crust. Spread remaining pie filling over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes before serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Layered Lemon Pie in Quick Cooking January/February 2006, p52

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Feb. 22, 2015

"I've been making this pie since before 2006. The original recipe was printed on a package of graham cracker pie crust (Keebler, I believe). I use fat-free cream cheese and fat-free Cool Whip, and it turns out fine."

Reviewed Dec. 27, 2014

"OMG. This pie was so simple and amazing everyone loved it."

Reviewed Dec. 1, 2014

"OMG! This was soooooo good AND easy!!! I did a tasting with this pie and folks were immediately trying to place orders. I haven't even priced it out! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! I used a shortbread crust and MMMWAAAH!

Gonna try it with some raspberry pie filling, too."

Reviewed Mar. 29, 2014

"This is fantastic - but I added lemon zest and lemon oil . I like a really lemon flavor the pie filling alone isn't much."

Reviewed Jul. 11, 2012

"This is an awesome lemon pie recipe. It is so simple."

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