Lemon-Layer Cream Cheese Pie

Looking for a dessert made using Pillsbury® pie crusts? Then check out this lemon layered cream cheese pie – a cool treat.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 3 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

2/3
cup sugar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1
cup cold water
2
egg yolks
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
3
tablespoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/3
cup sugar
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
egg

Topping

1/2
cup whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie pan as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. In 2-quart saucepan, mix 2/3 cup sugar and the cornstarch. Gradually stir in cold water until blended. In small bowl, beat egg yolks slightly with fork. Stir yolks into sugar mixture in saucepan. Cook over medium heat 10 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon peel, lemon juice and butter until well blended.
  • 3 In small bowl with electric mixer, beat 1/3 cup sugar and the cream cheese on medium speed until smooth. Beat in egg until well blended. Spoon and spread cream cheese mixture in crust-lined pan. Spoon lemon mixture evenly over cream cheese layer; spread carefully to cover.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown (center will not be set). Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 1/2 hours. Serve topped with whipped cream. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    390
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    135mg
    135%;
    Sodium
    250mg
    250%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    27g
    27%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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