Zesty Lemon Pie

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Prep Time:
Bake: 15 Minutes
Chill: 4 Hours


  • 6 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 3 (14-ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 2 (9-inch) ready-made graham cracker crusts
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Fresh lemon slices (optional)
  • Fresh mint sprig (optional)


  1. Whisk together first 3 ingredients. Pour evenly into crusts.
  2. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool. Cover and chill 4 hours.
  3. Beat whipping cream at high speed with an electric mixer until foamy; gradually add sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Spread evenly over chilled pies. Top with fresh lemon slices and a mint sprig before serving, if desired.
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