Creamy Lemonade Pie

Photo: Beth Dreiling; Styling: Buffy Hargett
This summer-friendly pie comes together in minutes using store-bought items such as frozen lemonade and a ready-made prepared graham cracker crust. It's the perfect cool-off treat after a hot summer afternoon.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Freeze: 4 Hours

Ingredients

2 (5-oz.) cans evaporated milk
2 (3.4-oz.) packages lemon instant pudding mix
2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
2 (3-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
1 (12-oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate, partially thawed
1 (9-oz.) ready-made prepared graham cracker crust
Garnishes: whipped cream, fresh mint sprigs, lemon slices

Preparation

1. Whisk together evaporated milk and pudding mix in a bowl 2 minutes or until thickened.

2. Beat cream cheeses at medium speed with an electric mixer, using whisk attachment, until fluffy. Add lemonade concentrate, beating until blended; add pudding mixture, and beat until blended.

3. Pour into crust; freeze 4 hours or until firm. Garnish, if desired.

Note:

Jean Voan, Shepherd, Texas,

May 2007