Lemon Meringue Pie


Category: Cakes/pies



1 pkg (4 serving size) Jello lemon flavor pudding and Pie filling.
2/3 cup sugar
2 1/4 cups water
3 egg yolks
2 T lemon juice
2 T butter
1 baked 9 inch pie shell, cooled
3 egg whites
6 T sugar


Combine pie filling mix, 2/3 cups sugar and 1/4 cup of the water in sauce pan. Blend in egg yolks and remaining water. Cook and stir over medium heat, until mixture comes to a full bubbling boil. Remove from heat. Blend in lemon juice and butter. Cool 5 minutes, stirring twice. Pour into pie shell. Beat egg whites until foamy throughout. Gradually beat in 6 T sugar and continue beating until mixture will form stiff shiny peaks. Spread over pie filling. Bake at 425 degrees 5 to 10 minutes or until meringue is delicately browned. Cool at least 4 hours before cutting.

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