Lemon Raspberry Pie
 
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Sweet and tart, this Lemon Raspberry Pie recipe is going to be the perfect summer treat for your taste buds.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 8
Ingredients
Crust:
  • 1 Pillsbury refrigerated pie crust (from 14.1-ounce box), softened as directed on box
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
Filling:
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • ¼ to ⅓ cup lemon juice
Topping:
  • 2 3-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 8-ounce carton frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3 cups fresh raspberries or frozen raspberries without syrup, thawed, dried on paper towels
  • Mint sprigs, if desired
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Prepare crust according to package directions for unfilled one-crust pie using 9-inch pie pan.
  3. Press pecans into bottom of pie crust-lined pan. Generously prick crust with fork.
  4. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.
  5. In small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; blend well.
  6. Stir in water, margarine and egg yolk.
  7. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  8. Stir in lemon juice. Pour into cooled crust. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  9. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and lemon extract until smooth.
  10. Beat in whipped topping at low speed until well blended.
  11. Add milk; mix until smooth and of spreading consistency.
  12. Spread thin layer of topping mixture around edge of crust.
  13. Reserve 4 raspberries for garnish. Arrange remaining raspberries over top of filling.
  14. Spread remaining topping over raspberries. Garnish with mint sprigs and reserved raspberries.
  15. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving. Store in refrigerator.
Recipe by Mommy Evolution at https://mommyevolution.com/lemon-raspberry-pie-recipe/