Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond
Episode: Boxing Boys
Save Recipe Print
Lemon Meringue Pie
Total:
2 hr
Active:
40 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
2 hr
Active:
40 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Crust:
Filling:
Meringue:

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

For the crust: Pulse the cookies, sugar and zest in a food processor until fine. Pulse in the melted butter until the crumbs are moist. Press into a 9-inch pie pan and bake until golden and set, 8 to 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.

For the filling: Whisk together the sugar and egg yolks in a heavy-bottomed pot until the sugar is completely dissolved. Stir in the lemon juice. In a separate bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and 1/2 cup water and set aside. Cook the lemon mixture over medium heat, whisking constantly, until just beginning to thicken. Whisk in the cornstarch slurry and cook until it thickens. Remove from the heat and whisk in the butter. Fill the pie crust with the filling, spreading it out evenly.

For the meringue: Using a stand or electric hand-held mixer, whisk the egg whites until frothy. Add the cream of tartar and whisk again. Whisk together the sugar and cornstarch in a separate small bowl. With the machine running, add the sugar mixture a little at a time and whisk until the meringue forms stiff peaks.

Spread the meringue over the top of the warm pie, making sure to get it to the edges. Bake until the meringue is just beginning to brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool completely before serving.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Apple Pie

Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Pie Baked Apples

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Caramel Apple Pie

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Lemon Chicken Breasts

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Rustic Apple Pie with Dried Cherries

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Blueberry Pie

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Lemon Yogurt Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Biscuit Waffles with Lemon Cream, Lemon Syrup and Blueberries

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.