A fun crust of vanilla wafers is easy for kids to make and holds an eye-catching fluffy filling that's refreshing in summer. "Use different flavors of Kool-Aid to very the pie's taste," suggests Ledia Black of Pineland, Texas.
Total TimePrep: 2-1/4 hours + freezing
- 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
- 36 vanilla wafers
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 envelope (.14 ounce) unsweetened lemon-lime soft drink mix
- Whipped topping, optional
- Pour milk into a small metal or glass bowl. Add beaters to the bowl. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Coat a 9-in. pie plate with cooking spray. Line bottom and sides of plate with wafers. Beat milk until soft peaks form. Add sugar and drink mix; beat until thoroughly mixed. Spoon over wafers; freeze for at least 4 hours. Garnish with whipped topping if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 236 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 106mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Kool-Aid Pie in Quick Cooking July/August 2000