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Creamy Lemon Pie

Creamy Lemon Pie is like key lime pie, but not as tart. The amazing lemon filling has just 3 simple ingredients. Put that in a simple graham cracker crust and top with whipped cream and lemon slices for a refreshing pie any time of year!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Chill time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy lemon pie
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 2730kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (approx. one sleeve of graham crackers)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 5 Tbsp butter unsalted, melted

For the lemon filling:

  • 2/3 cup lemon juice about 3-5 lemons
  • 2, 14 oz. cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg yolks large


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In medium-sized mixing bowl combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter until crumbs are fully coated. Press into a 9-inch pie pan, forming a crust. Have crumbs go up the side of the pie pan.
  • Bake crust for 8 minutes.
  • In medium-sized mixing bowl whisk together lemon juice, sweetened condensed milk, and egg yolks until smooth.
  • Pour lemon mixture into warm pie crust.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until center is no longer moves, although it may be slightly jiggly.
  • Remove from oven and let sit on counter for 10 minutes. It will finish setting as it cools.
  • Chill in refrigerator 2-3 hours or overnight to completely set.
  • Top with whipped cream.
  • Garnish with lemon zest and lemon slices.


Calories: 2730kcal | Carbohydrates: 453g | Protein: 65g | Fat: 79g | Saturated Fat: 49g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 361mg | Sodium: 1176mg | Potassium: 2997mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 443g | Vitamin A: 2432IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 2274mg | Iron: 2mg