Lime Chiffon Dessert

We saw this in our Taste of Homes: 2001 Quick Cooking Annual Recipes cookbook.  This is a creamy and satisfying dessert with a punch of lime.

Lime Chiffon Dessert

Ingredients:

CRUST

  • 1-1/2 cups crushed graham crackers (about 24 squares)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup better or margarine, melted

FILLING

  • 1 package (3 ounces) lime gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 packages (one 8 ounces, one 3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions:

CRUST

Combine the first three ingredients; set aside 2 tablespoons for topping.  Press remaining crumbs onto the bottom of an un-greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish; set aside.

FILLING

In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; cool.  In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar.  Add vanilla; mix well.  Slowly add gelatin until combined.  Fold in whipped topping.  Spoon over crust; sprinkle with reserved crumbs.  Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until set.

Yield: 12-15 servings

Lime Chiffon Dessert

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