(courtesy of Joyce Hartman, co-owner, Queensland Vineyard Bed and Breakfast in Dyer. Makes 1 pie)
1 premade pie crust
8 ounces cream cheese
1, 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
⅓ cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1½ tablespoons lavender buds
Mix cream cheese, condensed milk, vanilla, and lemon juice until smooth, and pour into pie crust. Refrigerate at least 2 to 3 hours to set. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle top with lavender before serving. As an alternative to whipped cream and lavender, also try topping pie with cherry pie filling.