Friday, September 12, 2014

Lemon Party Pie

This was my dad's birthday 'cake' on Sept. 6th.  He LOVES lemon pie.  It was quite tasty! 
My dad prefers cool whip or whipped topping on top..  Mom first made this in 1979 for Dad's birthday.
Lemon Party Pie
Joan Tripp

1 4 oz pkg. jello ready to cook lemon pudding mix
1 c sugar
1/2 c water plus 2 1/2 c
4 egg yolks
3T. Lemon juice
3T. Butter
10 inch cooked and cooled pie shell

Blend eggs yolks in 2 1/2 c water.  Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a fill bubbling boil.  Cool 5 minutes, stirring twice.

Blend in 3 T. lemon juice and 3 T. butter.  Pour into a baked and cooled pie shell.  Can make meringue with the egg whites.


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