No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Pie Recipe
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No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Pie Recipe

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You won't miss the traditional graham cracker crust with this fluffy lemon dessert from Normajo Reynolds of Goldthwaite, Texas. The texture is wonderful and citrus taste is it's easy as pie to prepare.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons graham cracker crumbs, divided
  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free lemon gelatin
  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 1% cottage cheese
  • 2 cups reduced-fat whipped topping

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 141 calories, 8g fat (6g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 272mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.


  1. Coat the bottom and sides of a 9-in. pie plate with cooking spray. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cracker crumbs; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; cool slightly. Pour into a blender; add cream cheese and cottage cheese. Cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl. Fold in whipped topping. Pour into prepared pie plate. Sprinkle with remaining cracker crumbs. Cover and refrigerate until set. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as No-Bake Cheesecake Pie in Taste of Home December/January 2005, p47

Sweet White Wine

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

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bdfloyd User ID: 4644505 60667
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2010

"I love this creamy pie. When I have one in the fridge I often eat it for breakfast! I prefer to use full-fat cheeses and whip my own cream to lower the carb count. I've also tried using other flavors of gelatin, but always come back to lemon."

MosquitoHawk User ID: 999593 133196
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2009

"This is my always dieting husband's favorite recipe.He enjoys it topped with fresh fruit or sugar free pie filling."

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