Lemon Icebox Pie

Lemon Icebox Pie

Lemon Icebox Pie

This creamy lemon pie with homemade candied lemon peel is a delicious frozen treat.Anna Stockwell

A back-of-the-box recipe for lemon icebox pie gets a gourmet upgrade with real whipped cream, lemon simple syrup, vanilla shortbread, and homemade candied lemon peel scattered over the top — it's a lovely dessert for a special occasion. This recipe was developed by SAVEUR.com contributor Judy Haubert.

Note: Steps 1 & 2 can be done up to a day in advance. Any leftover filling can be stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 days; dollop over mixed berries and sprinkle with lemon sugar for a simple dessert.

To make this dessert gluten-free: use a gluten-free brand of shortbread or arrowroot cookies such as Shӓr, Mi-Del, Glutino or Ian's, or a homemade gluten-free shortbread.