Lime Cheese Cake

Lime Cheese Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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This is one of my favorites. My Grandmother used to make it all the time when I was growing up. It is very simple, but very good. I would probably get sick, but I can probably eat the entire thing myself.
  • 1 ½ pkg. Graham Crackers, crushed
  • 1 stick Butter, Melted
  • 1 pkg. Lime Jell-O
  • 1 tsp. Lemon Juice
  • 1 C. Boiling Water
  • 1 each 8 oz. and 3 oz. Light Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 C. Sugar
  • 1 lg. can Evaporated Milk, chilled
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  1. Mix together Graham Cracker Crumbs and melted Butter.
  2. Reserve a small amount of mixture for topping.
  3. Press Graham Cracker mixture in bottom of 13 x 9 inch dish sprayed with Pam.
  4. Dissolve Jell-O in boiling water and add Lemon Juice, mixing well.
  5. Cool Jell-O mixture in refrigerator until syrupy.
  6. In mixing bowl, beat Cream Cheese and Sugar until well blended.
  7. Beat in syrupy Jell-O.
  8. In separate mixing bowl, beat chilled Evaporated Milk until whipped.
  9. Add Vanilla.
  10. Add Evaporated Milk mixture to Cheese mixture, beating well.
  11. Pour over crumb crust.
  12. Sprinkle reserved crumbs on top.
  13. Chill for 2 – 3 hours.
  14. Refrigerate leftovers (If there are any).


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