Lemon: Lemon Meringue Pie by Kitty

posted by Kitty 06-27-101 5:10 PM

Lemon Meringue Pie

1 pkg. Jello Lemon Pudding and Pie filling (4 serving size) *not instant*
2/3 c. sugar
2 1/4 c. water
3 egg yolks
2 TBS. lemon juice
2 TBS. butter or margarine
1 Baked 9" pie shell, cooled
3 egg whites
6 TBS. sugar

Combine pie filling mix, 2/3 cup sugar and 1/4 cup of water in saucepan. 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. Gradually beat in 6 tablespoons sugar and continue beating until shiny peaks form. Spread over pie filling. Bake at 425 for 5 to 10 minutes or until meringue is lightly browned. Cool at least 4 hours before cutting.

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