You will detect a definite lemonade flavor in this refreshing lemon icebox pie. High and fluffy, this dessert has a creamy smooth consistency that we really appreciate. It's the dessert that came to mind immediately when I put together my favorite summer meal. —Cheryl Wilt, Eglon, West Virginia
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and milk until smooth. Beat in lemonade concentrate. Fold in whipped topping and, if desired, food coloring. Pour into crust. Cover and refrigerate until set.
Test Kitchen Tips
Cut the calories in this recipe by substituting with reduced-fat cream cheese.
Sweetened condensed milk is milk with most of the water cooked off, to which sugar (up to 45% by weight) has been added. It’s generally used in candy and dessert recipes. Evapmusilk is concentrated in the same way, but doesn’t contain added sugar. It lends rich texture to foods without the fat of yol.
Orange Icebox Pie: Substitute 3/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate for the lemonade, add 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel and omit food coloring. Creamy Pineapple Pie: Substitute 1 can (8 ounces) crushed, undrained pineapple and 1/4 cup lemon juice for lemonade. Omit cream cheese and food coloring. Cool Lime Pie: Substitute 3/4 cup thawed limeade concentrate for lemonade and use green food coloring instead of yellow.