Old Southern Tea Room Lemon Icebox Pie

Oxmoor House
one 9-inch pie

Ingredients

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1 cup vanilla wafer crumbs
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
Vanilla wafers
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
4 eggs, separated
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar

Preparation

Combine vanilla wafer crumbs and butter; press into bottom of a lightly greased 9- inch pie plate. Line sides of pie plate with whole vanilla wafers; gently press into bottom layer. Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool.

Combine milk, egg yolks, and lemon juice; mix well. Pour into prepared pie plate.

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over filling, sealing to edge of piecrust. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until meringue is golden brown. Cool to room temperature. Chill.

Created date

February 2010