Thursday, July 10, 2008

Sour Cream Lemon Pie Just Like Marie's

Have you ever tasted Marie Calendar's Sour Cream Lemon Pie? Mmmmm, it's one of my favorites of hers! I found this recipe on It's not a copy-cat recipe, but it sure does taste exactly like Marie Calendar's! Here's the recipe:

Sour Cream Lemon Pie

1 pie crust, baked and cooled
2/3 c sugar
3 Tbsp cornstarch
1 c milk
yolks from 3 large eggs
1 tsp finely grated fresh lemon peel
1/4 c lemon juice
1/4 c (half stick) butter or margerine (not spread), cut into small pieces
1 c sour cream
whipped cream or whipped topping

-Mix sugar and cornstarch in a medium-sized saucepan. Whisk in mild until smooth, then yolks until blended. Stir in lemon peel and juice.
-Add butter and whick constantly over medium heat 5-7 minutes, just until boiling. Remove from heat and stir 1 minute longer. Let cool to room temperature.
-Stir in sour cream until well blended. Pour into cooled pie shell. Cover loosely and refrigerate at least 6 hours umtil set, or up to 2 days.
-Shortly before serving, garnish with whipped cream/topping.

Yum! Enjoy! Pin It


  1. I am NOT a fan of lemon pies, but my husband really enjoys this one from Marie's. I will have to give it a shot and surprise him some night. Thanks for finding this!

  2. Yummy this is a favorite of mine. I will be making this for Thanksgiving this year.... Cant wait. I need to bring it to the inlaws so I dont eat it all lol.

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