Lemon Icebox Pie Is An Easy No-Bake Lemon Pie!

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Lemon Icebox Pie – Are you ready to make a Lemon Icebox Pie? I love lemon pies, do you? They are delicious, a bit sweet, and tart, making the ultimate refreshing taste. This lemon icebox pie recipe is easy to make. There is a chill time before serving. But, you can do this a few hours in advance. I prefer making it ahead of time. And it can be made up to a day in advance or before serving. Who loves easy no-bake desserts?? I love it when I find a new recipe I know I can make on repeat. 

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For the easy lemon icebox pie; you’ll need to make or buy a graham cracker crust. I made mine homemade. But, if it’s super hot out I’d purchase a premade pie crust. Whatever you decide I won’t mind and I don’t think your guests will either. This is one darn good, ice-cold, creamy lemon pie!

Lemon Ice Box Pie

No Bake Desserts Lemon Ice Box Pie Today’s no-bake dessert lemon icebox pie is an adapted recipe. I found this recipe while leafing through All Recipes magazine. *Page 81 June/July/August. The recipe didn’t have the crust recipe. (I have a link to mine later in this post.) Their recipe said to mound filling into the pie crust. 1-9 inch graham pie crust. No bake desserts |Close up of graham cracker crust I decided to make my graham pie crust. As much as the premade pie crusts are handy and good. Homemade is good! But, I’ve been known to cheat, especially if it’s over 100 degrees. If you make your own, the oven is only about 10 minutes to set the crust. They are super easy to make. Graham crusts are one of my favorites for many of my no-bake dessert recipes, cheesecakes, and pies. IMG_3230-2 You only need about five ingredients and five utensils to make this recipe. Quick to make and quick to clean up!



For the easy lemon icebox pie recipe you’ll need

no bake desserts | lemon squeezer and lemon juice in a measuring cup First, seed your lemon and squeeze at least one-third of a cup to half a cup of lemon juice. Set to the side and grab a mixing bowl.

How To Make No-Bake Lemon Ice Box Pie

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  1. Next, add your 14-ounce can of sweetened condensed milk to your mixing bowl.
  2. Next, add the lemon juice.
  3. Then 2-1/4 whipped topping. Mix until it is smooth.

Taste and add a little more lemon juice if needed. I added at least half a cup to 2/3 cup, after tasting. But, not too much extra to lessen the thickness. NOTE: if needed you could always add a bit more whipped topping. Next, add the mixture to your pre-made graham pie crust. Chill a minimum of several hours up to a day in advance of serving. I tented mine with foil for chilling. Why tent it? To keep the surface of the lemon icebox pie smooth. No Bake Desserts |no bake lemon pie easy to make dessert recipe Keep on the fridge, tent-covered until ready to serve. No Bake Desserts Lemon Ice Box Pie


This lemon icebox pie is easy! 

Lemon Icebox Pie Recipe

Yield: 1 pie

Lemon Icebox Pie

Lemon Icebox Pie - Delicious, No-bake lemon pie recipe that is so easy to make! Grab this lemon icebox pie recipe at DearCreatives.com

Lemon Icebox Pie - Delicious, no-bake, lemon icebox pie recipe that is so easy to make! Grab this lemon dessert recipe for all your spring celebrations, or summer celebrations or anytime you are craving a lemon pie! Recipe at DearCreatives.com

Prep Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes



Pre-make 1 graham cracker pie crust or purchase store-bought 9-inch pie crust
Seed and juice half cup lemon juice. Measure out the other ingredients, then add and mix as follows.

Into mixing bowl add

1- 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
2 -1/4 cup whipped topping
1/2 cup seeded lemon juice
  1. Mix by hand until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour mixture into pre-made graham cracker pie crust.
  3. Before chilling cover and tent the lemon pie with aluminum foil, which keeps it fresh, and the top pretty.
  4. Chill until firm in the refrigerator, chill time is about 2-3 hours or overnight.


This lemon icebox pie can be made a day prior to serving. You can add whip cream and lemon zest to top, or sliced lemon curls to make your pie look fancier if you like.

If you do add more lemon juice, add more whipped topping as needed to keep the consistency thick.

How to Make a graham cracker crust for this recipe: http://www.dearcreatives.com/pie-crusts-graham-cracker/

Adapted from Becca Jones

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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 366Total Fat 21gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 5mgSodium 216mgCarbohydrates 44gFiber 2gSugar 23gProtein 3g

Not all nutritional information is 100% accurate.

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