Lemon Layered Ice Cream Pie

Use the microwave to get the most juice from a lemon. After grating the peel, cut the lemon in half. Heat one of the halves on high power for about 30 seconds.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Crust

9
(2-inch) gingersnap cookies
1/2
cup corn flake crumbs
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
1
teaspoon water

Filling

1
(15.75-oz.) can lemon pie filling
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
quart (4 cups) low-fat vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Place cookies in food processor bowl with metal blade or blender container; process 20 to 30 seconds or until crumbs are very fine. Reserve 2 teaspoons crumbs for garnish. To remaining crumbs in food processor bowl, add corn flake crumbs, sugar and margarine. With machine running, add water, processing until blended. Press mixture firmly in bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch pie pan. Set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine pie filling and lemon juice until well blended. Set aside.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir together ice cream and lemon peel just until mixed. Quickly spread half of ice cream mixture in crust-lined pan. Top with pie filling mixture, spreading evenly. Spoon remaining ice cream mixture over top; spread evenly to cover. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Freeze at least 2 hours or until firm in center.
  • 4 To serve, let pie stand at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes before cutting into wedges.
  • 1 Place cookies in food processor bowl with metal blade or blender container; process 20 to 30 seconds or until crumbs are very fine. Reserve 2 teaspoons crumbs for garnish. To remaining crumbs in food processor bowl, add corn flake crumbs, sugar and margarine. With machine running, add water, processing until blended. Press mixture firmly in bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch pie pan. Set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine pie filling and lemon juice until well blended. Set aside.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir together ice cream and lemon peel just until mixed. Quickly spread half of ice cream mixture in crust-lined pan. Top with pie filling mixture, spreading evenly. Spoon remaining ice cream mixture over top; spread evenly to cover. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Freeze at least 2 hours or until firm in center.
  • 4 To serve, let pie stand at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes before cutting into wedges.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.