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Mini Paleo Lemon Meringue Pies

Prep time 30 min
Cook time 20 min
Total time 50 min

Prep time 30 min
Cook time 20 min
Total time 50 min


When I was growing up in the northwest corner of Washington state, the closest restaurant to our turn-of-the-century farmhouse was about 8 miles down the road, called The Farmhouse Restaurant. It was a laid back kind of place that served homey, feel good food. I can vividly remember the mountainous lemon meringue pies that were displayed in their rotating pie window. Those pies seemed to stretch a mile high!

This recipe for Mini Paleo Lemon Meringue Pies is a delicious, low-sugar way to enjoy the treat of a lemon meringue pie. It’s actually really easy to make, and turns out super cute and fun to serve on a pretty little tray. Enjoy!

Serves 12
For the Crust:

3 tablespoons coconut palm sugar

6 tablespoons coconut oil, melted

For the Lemon Cured:

4 egg yolks

2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

1 teaspoon Lemon Zest

6 tablespoons lemon juice

6 tablespoons coconut oil

For the Meringue:

4 egg whites

¼ tablespoon cream of tartar

¼ teaspoon Lemon Extract

2 tablespoons pure maple syrup


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Combine the crust ingredients. Press into 12 mini muffin tins. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until golden. Reduce oven heat to 350 degrees.


Fill a medium pot with water, bring to boil over high heat. Place the egg yolks, maple syrup, lemon zest and lemon juice into a heatproof bowl, place over the pot and whisk constantly for 7-10 minutes until the curd thickens. Remove from heat and mix in the 6 Tablespoons of coconut oil.


Fill each mini crust with lemon curd.


Beat the meringue ingredients with an electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Place in a piping bag with a wide tip and cover each mini pie with a generous meringue topping.


Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden. Chill for 15 minutes before removing from pan. Keep in the fridge.


Calories: 257
Fat: 22g
Carbohydrates: 10g
Sodium: 29mg
Fiber: 2g
Protein: 5g
Sugar: 5g

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