Lemon Meringue Pie

Here is a quick and easy lemon meringue pie.

lemon meringue pie

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 50 mins

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: American, European

Keyword: easy lemon meringue pie, lemon meringue pie

Servings: 1 pie


  • 1 package lemon bar mix 1 pound each lemon filling mix and complete crust
  • 3 whole eggs
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 3 egg whites
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¼ cup sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Prepare the Lemon Pie.Press the crumbs for the crust firmly into bottom of lightly greased 9-inch pie pan or 8×8-inh pan. Bake for 8 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a medium-sized bow, whisk full pouch of lemon filling mixtures, add water and whole eggs together. Blend together well. Pour over hot crust. Return to the oven and bake 22-26 minutes or until center does not juiggle when shaken. The top should also begin to brown.
  • For Meringue:Use an electric mixer to beat the egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed until frothy. Gradually, add the sugar, 1 tablespoon at ta time, and continue beating on high speed until stiff glossy peas form.
  • Spread the mixture over the baked pie. Return to oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until it is light golden brown.
  • Serve the pie warm.


As an alternative, you can use this recipe to make lemon meringue bars.  Make the recipe in an 8-inch square pan and serve it chill.

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