Avocado Icebox Pie

by Kathy Strahs on May 6, 2013 · 14 comments

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I hope you didn’t use up all of your avocados for Cinco de Mayo guacamole…if you did, you’re gonna want to get some more! Even the non-avocado fans in my house (which would be everyone except myself) loved this Avocado Icebox Pie.

A perfectly ripe avocado is a thing of beauty

Think cool, creamy lemon pie…with a gentle floral note that you can’t quite place. That would be the avocado. It’s subtle, but it’s there. In fact, there are really just three simple ingredients to the filling: avocados, sweetened condensed milk and lemon.

A simple 3-ingredient filling - avocado, sweetened condensed milk, lemon

Love that color!

It all blends down to the most velvety, pudding-like filling. Without eggs, there’s no need to bake it – all you do is chill the pie in its graham cracker crust for 3 or 4 hours. I should note that the texture, even after chilling all day, was still on the softer side (don’t expect it to firm up like a cheesecake). I didn’t mind this at all, but if you prefer things a bit firmer I’d recommend experimenting with adding more avocado to the mix.

With hot summer temps approaching, I can’t wait to make this amazing (and incredibly easy), no-bake pie many more times this season!

Avocado Icebox Pie



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David May 6, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Oh, just what I needed. Another reason to eat avocados. Looks incredible.
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shelly (cookies and cups) May 6, 2013 at 3:38 PM

This is SO crazy! I am going to have to try it just to believe it!
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sweetsugarbelle May 6, 2013 at 5:17 PM

I am a believer! I tried an avocado green smoothie once, and I am sold for life YUMMY!
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Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen May 7, 2013 at 12:11 AM

What a fun way to use avocados!
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Carolyn May 7, 2013 at 4:34 AM

I am definitely intrigued!
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Jessica@AKitchenAddiction May 7, 2013 at 7:10 AM

Love these flavors! This looks so good!
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Russell van Kraayenburg May 7, 2013 at 8:20 AM

I love the idea of using avocado for something like this! Why have I never thought of that?

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Kathy Strahs May 7, 2013 at 9:19 AM

I think there could be a poster in this, Russell!

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Chelsea May 7, 2013 at 8:43 AM

Yum! I love avocados!! And this is recipe even I could follow -lol. Thank you!
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Kathy Strahs May 7, 2013 at 9:18 AM

Yes, you can! :-)

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Alison @ Ingredients, inc. May 7, 2013 at 9:08 AM

so creative!

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Jeanette May 7, 2013 at 7:28 PM

I love how naturally creamy avocado is – I’ve used it in smoothies, but never a pie – looks great!
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cj May 27, 2013 at 4:08 PM

This recipe is too good to pass up … gotta pin for later :-)
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Lucy Handler July 5, 2013 at 1:39 PM

Hi KATHY, I simply wish to give an enormous thumbs up for the nice avocado icebox pie. I really love almonds. Yamiiii.

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