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    Default Diabetic Lemon Meringue Pie"

    Diabetic Lemon Meringue Pie"


    1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon Equal? sweetener
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    4 tablespoons margarine - cold
    or vegetable shortening
    3 tablespoons ice water - up to 5 tbsp


    15 1/4 teaspoons Equal? sweetener - divided or 49 packets of equal
    2 1/4 cups water
    1/2 cup lemon juice
    1 teaspoon lemon rind - grated
    1/2 cup cornstarch
    2 eggs
    5 egg whites - divided
    2 tablespoons margarine
    1 drop yellow food coloring - optional up to 2 drops
    1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

    "Pie Crust"

    Combine flour, sugar, and salt in medium bowl. Cut in margarine until
    mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle with water, 1 tbsp at a
    time,mixing lightly with a fork after each addition until pastry just
    hold together.

    Roll pastry on floured surface to circle 1 1/2" larger than inverted 9"
    pie pan. Ease pastry into pan; trim and flute. Pierce bottom of pastry
    with tines of a fork. Bake at 425 until browned, about 15 minutes. Cool
    on wire rack.
    "Filling Directions"

    Mix water, lemon juice, lemon rind, 10 3/4 tsp equal, and cornstarch in
    medium saucepan. Whisk over medium high heat until boiling; boil,
    whisking constantly, 1 minute. Whisk about 1 cup mixture into combined
    eggs and 2 egg whites; whisk egg mixture into saucepan. Remove from
    heat; add margarine, stirring until melted. Stir in food color; pour
    into baked pie crust.

    Beat remaining 3 egg whites and cream of tartar in medium bowl to soft
    peaks; beat to stiff peaks, adding remaining 3 1/2 tsp equal
    gradually.Spread meringue over hot lemon filling, sealing to edge of
    crust to prevent shrinking or weeping.

    Bake at 425 until meringue is browned, about 5 minutes.
    Cool completely on wire rack.

    Per serving:
    224 calories, 9 gm fat, 45 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium,
    28 gm carbohydrate, 0 gm fiber, 5 gm protein
    Exchanges: 2 bread, 2 fat,
    Weight watcher Point 5
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    Default Re: Diabetic Lemon Meringue Pie"

    This is my hubby's 2nd favorite pie so ya know I'm gonna have to try making this one too. Sure hope he loves it!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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