FoodNetwork.com offers a simple recipe for no-bake lemon icebox pie. MissInformationBlog.com and RestlessChipotle.com offer other versions of this dessert recipe with varying ingredients. Lemon icebox pie generally requires at least one hour of refrigeration.
To make no-bake lemon icebox pie, combine one 8-ounce package of cream cheese, 1/2 cup of fresh lemon juice, one 14-ounce can of condensed milk, 1 tablespoon of lemon zest and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract in a bowl. Mix until smooth and pour into a pre-made graham cracker pie crust. Refrigerate overnight, then slice and serve.
Miss Information's recipe for easy no-bake lemon icebox pie uses frozen lemonade concentrate instead of fresh lemon juice. To make this recipe, beat together 6 ounces of whipped topping such as Cool Whip, one 14-ounce can of sweetened condensed milk and one 6-ounce can of frozen lemonade concentrate. Pour the mixture into a graham cracker crust and refrigerate for at least one hour.
Restless Chipotle's no-bake lemon icebox pie uses no cream cheese or whipped topping. For this recipe, combine two cans of sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla, 3/4 cup of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of lemon zest. Pour the mixture into a chilled graham cracker or crumb pie crust and chill for at least four hours or overnight. Restless Chipotle and Food Network also offer recipes for graham cracker crust, if a homemade crust is preferred.