Easy Raspberry Lemon Freezer Pie

WIN_20150723_101500If you only try one new recipe this summer, try this pie. Seriously. Easy Raspberry Lemon Freezer Pie takes about five minutes to prepare and is delicious. We’re even using a store bought graham cracker crust without any guilt or apology. It’s summertime. Who wants to make homemade pie crust when there are much more important things to do like soak up sunshine in a hammock? Not me. 😉

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WIN_20150723_095311Ingredients (Makes 8 servings)

1 pre-made graham cracker pie crust

1 8 oz can sweetened condensed milk

1 8 oz package light cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup lemon juice

WIN_20150723_1004001/2 cup raspberries, divided

Thin lemon slices for garnish

Directions

Step 1) Using an electric mixer, combine softened cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk. The mixture should be WIN_20150723_100842completely smooth. Add lemon juice and blend for 1 minute.

Step 2) Add 1/4 cup raspberries and blend with the electric mixer on low for about 30 seconds. The raspberries will quickly fall apart and combine nicely with the pie filling.

Step 3) Pour pie filling into the graham cracker crust. Smooth the top with a rubber scraper. Garnish with whole raspberries and lemon slices.

Step 4) Place pie in freezer for several hours until firm. Remove from freezer 15 minutes before slicing and serving. Enjoy!

Chocolate Raspberry Waffle Cone Cannoli

WIN_20150713_195927Here’s a super easy, amazingly delicious way to incorporate summertime raspberries into dessert! Preparing this dessert takes only a few minutes, allowing you to hurry back outside to catch every precious ray of sunshine before the snow falls again!

WIN_20150713_192328Ingredients (Serves 4)

4 waffle cones

1 cup ricotta cheese

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon triple sec

grated zest from 1/2 lemon

1/4 cup mini chocolate chips

1 cup fresh raspberries

WIN_20150713_194247Directions

Step 1) Blend together ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, triple sec, and lemon zest.

Step 2) Using the back of a teaspoon, spread ricotta filling along the insides of the waffle cones.

Step 3) Sprinkle mini chocolate chips on top of filling.

Step 4) Fill each cone with 1/4 cup fresh raspberries and serve immediately!

Enjoy!