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The 4th of July is nearly here! For all you procrastinators out there, we鈥檙e here to help. We鈥檝e got three easy, no-bake pies you can whip up in a flash. Read on for the recipes.

No-Bake Pie Crust

This is hands down the easiest pie crust you will ever make!

Ingredients:

鈥 1 3/4 cup cookie or cracker crumbs

鈥 1/4 cup sugar

鈥 1/3 cup salted butter, melted

Instructions:
1. Combine cookie or cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter in a food processor. Pulse until combined.

2. Pour the crust mixture into a greased 9-inch pie pan. Press into the bottom of the pan and up the sides. Chill in the freezer for 5-10 minutes.

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Combine cookie or cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter in a food processor. Pulse until combined.

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Pour the crust mixture into a greased 9-inch pie pan. Press into the bottom of the pan and up the sides. Chill in the freezer for 5-10 minutes.

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Ta-da! Three perfect pie crusts. We made one with Nilla Wafers, one with Golden Oreos and one with Ritz Crackers.

Lemon Cream Pie

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Ingredients:

鈥 1 Golden Oreo pie crust (directions above)

鈥 1 14-oz can condensed milk

鈥 1 8-oz package cream cheese, softened

鈥 1/2 cup lemon juice

鈥 1-2 tablespoons lemon zest

鈥 fresh berries

Instructions:

1. In a large bowl, beat the condensed milk, cream cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest until fluffy.

2. Pour filling into the pie pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Freeze for 20-30 minutes, until firm.

3. Remove from the freezer. Use raspberries and blueberries to make a star design on the top of the pie.

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In a large bowl, beat the condensed milk, cream cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest until fluffy.

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Pour filling into the pie pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Freeze for 20-30 minutes, until firm.

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Remove from the freezer. Use raspberries and blueberries to make a star design on the top of the pie.

Raspberry Cream Pie

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Ingredients:

鈥 1 Nilla Wafer pie crust (directions above)

鈥 1 14-oz can condensed milk

鈥 1 8-oz package cream cheese, softened

鈥 1/2 cup lemon juice

鈥 1-2 tablespoons lemon zest

鈥 2-3 tablespoons raspberry jam

鈥 fresh berries

Instructions:
1. In a large bowl, beat the condensed milk, cream cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest until fluffy. Add raspberry jam.

2. Pour filling into the pie pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Freeze for 20-30 minutes, until firm.

3. Remove from the freezer. Use raspberries, blueberries and blackberries to make a stripe design on top of the pie.

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In a large bowl, beat the condensed milk, cream cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest until fluffy. Add raspberry jam. Pour filling into the pie pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Freeze for 20-30 minutes, until firm.

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Remove from the freezer. Use raspberries, blueberries and blackberries to make a stripe design on top of the pie.

Blueberry Cream Pie

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Ingredients:

鈥 1 Ritz Cracker pie crust (directions above)

鈥 1 14-oz can condensed milk

鈥 1 8-oz package cream cheese, softened

鈥 1/2 cup lemon juice

鈥 1-2 tablespoons lemon zest

鈥 2-3 tablespoons blueberry jam

鈥 fresh berries

Instructions:

1. In a large bowl, beat the condensed milk, cream cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest until fluffy. Add blueberry jam.

2. Pour filling into the pie pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Freeze for 20-30 minutes, until firm.

3. Remove from the freezer. Use raspberries and blackberries to top the pie.

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In a large bowl, beat the condensed milk, cream cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest until fluffy. Add blueberry jam. Pour filling into the pie pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Freeze for 20-30 minutes, until firm.

Remove from the freezer. Use raspberries and blackberries to top the pie.

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How easy was that?

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Now just add some whipped cream to each pie, and you鈥檙e ready to roll!

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It鈥檚 pie time!

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Happy 4th of July!

What are your favorite 4th of July recipes? Let us know in the comments below!