If you are looking for a great summer pie, here it is! This lemon pie is easy to make as it’s really a mixture of ice cream and lemonade in a graham cracker crust. It is so cool and creamy, and you can make it as tart or sweet as you’d like. If you like the taste of lemons, you will love this pie!
This is one of those three-ingredient recipes that you can make without taking tons of time. During our busy lives, it’s nice to prepare something quickly that tastes so good. To make this pie even easier, you can purchase a graham cracker crust. If you’d like to make your own, however, there is an easy recipe below.
This pie recipe requires softened ice cream. The best ways to soften ice cream are to put it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or to sit it on the counter for 15 minutes before using. Either of these methods will soften it enough to use in this recipe.
Lemon Pie Recipe
Ingredients for making Lemon Pie:
- 9-inch graham cracker crust, baked and cooled (recipe below)
- 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
- 6 ounces frozen lemonade concentrate (add a bit more if you’d like the pie to be more tart)
- 8 ounces Cool Whip
Directions for making Lemon Pie:
In a large mixing bowl, whip together the softened vanilla ice cream, the lemonade concentrate, and the Cool Whip. When all ingredients are well-incorporated, spoon it into the prepared graham cracker crust (make sure it’s cooled to room temperature) spreading it evenly. Freeze for 20 – 30 minutes prior to serving.
Graham Cracker Crust Recipe
Ingredients for Graham Cracker Crust:
- 3 cups graham cracker crumbs
- ½ cup butter, melted
- 1/3 cup sugar
Directions for making a Graham Cracker Crust:
In a large mixing bowl, mix together with a fork the graham cracker crumbs, the melted butter and the sugar. Pat the mixture in the bottom and up the sides of a 9” pie plate. Bake at 350 degrees for 7 minutes. Cool completely before using.
Other delicious pie recipes:
Banana dulce de leche pie recipe – this is amazing; simply amazing
Peanut butter meringue pie – this is the best peanut butter pie ever, no kidding!
Lime meringue pie recipe – delicious and beautiful
Lemon meringue pie recipe – Grandma’s recipe and it is THE best
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