Thursday, November 10, 2011

Raspberry and Lemon No-Bake Cheesecake Pie


I know we are in the middle of fall and I should be thinking of pumpkin pie, but I could only think of making a summery pie when I bought these gorgeous raspberries at the store.  So to get in the mood for my summer redux, I put on one of my favorite movie soundtracks "Grease" and started singing "Summer Nights" while I whipped up this pie.  Before long I was "Hopelessly Devoted" to this light and breezy pie.  The flavors of raspberries and the lemon were just like the song "We Go Together".   So as I snapped out of my summer fantasy and back into reality, I'm no longer singing "Look at Me I'm Sandra Dee".   All I know is if I want to get back to my "Grease Lightening" day dreaming, all I have to do is open that fridge door and see my lovely little summery pie and sing "You're the One That I Want".   Okay, I'm not crazy.  I'm just a little "Grease" happy and "There are Worse Things I Could Do" and it's okay once in a "Blue Moon", right?.    Okay... now I'll stop.  I think I used enough of my favorite Grease songs in this post. LOL!  : )  Now back to the pie... it's really good! : )

1 store bought graham cracker pie crust
2 cups of fresh raspberries
1 (8oz) cream cheese at room temperature
Juice of 1 lemon (less than 1/4 cup)
1 tub of cool whip topping (regular size, not large)
1/2 cup of white sugar or splenda

Use an electric mixer to whip the room
temperature cream cheese and sugar

Next add your lemon juice and 1 cup of raspberries and mix well with the electric mixer.

Gently fold in half your tub of cool whip
topping to the pie filling.

Put pie filling into pie crust and
refrigerate overnight. Top with remaining cool whip and add remaining raspberries to decorate.

 Slice and serve.  Enjoy.

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  1. No-bake Cheese Cake luks super delicious.Great Job Dear.Luv it.

  2. Cheesecake! My favorite. I love that it's so simple. Looks delicious.

  3. Wow, gorgeous colors! Cheesecake is my true love, and no bake? I must try this :)

  4. think I can do this!

  5. That is really lovely--I love how light and fluffy this looks!

  6. LOL...Ramona! I love this post! How clever! Now I've got 'Grease' tunes in my head for the rest of the day! Funny, I was just thinking that I would love to make something lemony for a change! Your pie is gorgeous with those beautiful raspberries! And no-bake....even better! Hope you've been having a GREAT week!

  7. Soooo easy and looks amazing! I love Grease too :)

  8. Sounds very interesting and tempting.. thanks for the awesome recipe :)

  9. On a dreary, on again off again snowy day like today; this is a refreshing sight. Thanks for spreading some sunshine.

  10. I love how colorful this is with the raspberries and I bet that they are a great combo with the lemon! And who doesn't love a no-bake cheesecake?!

  11. This is beautiful! I can make this for Thanksgiving. I am not a baker but I can do this. Thanks.

  12. This cheesecake pie is FANTASTIC! Yummy! Loved it! Paula

  13. Raspberry is my favorite berry, I can't wait for summer to have it again in the markets. I have some frozen, but it's not the same as the fresh ones.

  14. haha, now i am singing all of those tunes in my head. thank goodness people are around otherwise I would be dancing too!

  15. Summer, winter, whatever! YUMMY knows no season!

  16. I love both Grease (too cool!) and this pie (also too cool). But what will you do for Grease II?!!

  17. It's always nice to bring a little bit of summer back during this chilly fall =)

  18. Hello there, first time here...that cheese cake looks amazing...cudn'y help but compliment u for the great work!!
    Will be back for more surely.



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