Lemon Cheesecake Pies

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes
Bake: 42 Minutes


1 (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg
Garnishes: whipped topping, crushed lemon candies


Fit each refrigerated piecrust into a 9-inch pieplate according to package directions; fold edges under, and crimp. Line pastry with aluminum foil, and fill with pie weights or dried beans.

Bake at 425° for 5 minutes. Remove weights and foil. Bake 2 more minutes or until light golden brown. Cool crusts completely on wire racks.

Beat cream cheese, sugar, and egg at low speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over crusts. Spoon Lemon Chess Pie Filling evenly over cream cheese mixture in crusts.

Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until set, shielding edges to prevent excess browning, if needed. Cool completely on wire racks. Garnish, if desired.