Deep South Lemon Pie
5 egg whites
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon yellow food coloring
1 baked graham cracker crust
Make graham cracker crust according to box directions. Be sure to bake for 8
minutes at 350 degrees F. Let cool.
Reserve 1/2 cup crumbs for pie topping. Grate 1 tablespoon
lemon rind and sprinkle on crust. Let stand while filling is being made.
For filling, beat egg whites very stiff, adding sugar gradually. Mix in a
separate bowl sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice and food coloring. When this
is mixed well, fold into stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour mixture into graham
Sprinkle with 1/2 cup graham crumbs. Keep refrigerated.
This pie may also be frozen for future use.