Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) Recipe

Healthified Key Lime Pie Bars

By Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) KimmiK

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The same great taste, just made by making it a little healthier for you!


6 sheets
honey graham crackers, low fat, finely crushed (1/2 c)
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 tsp
1 box
sugar free lime jell-o (4 serving size)
3/4 c
boiling water
1 - 16 oz. pkg
cottage cheese, fat free
1 - 8 oz. pkg
cream cheese, fat free, room temperature
1 - 8 oz. pkg
cool whip, fat free, frozen, thawed
key limes, sliced, for garnish, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

In a small bowl, combine crushed graham crackers, butter & sugar. Press crumb mixture in the bottom of a 2 qt square baking dish. Refrigerate while making filling.
In a large bowl, combine gelatin & boiling water. Stir until gelatin is dissolved. Set aside.
In a blender or food processor, combine cottage cheese & cream cheese. Cover & blend until smooth, stopping several times to scrape the sides. Whisk 1/2 C of the cottage cheese mixture into the gelatin mixture. Whisk in remaining cottage cheese mixture until smooth. Fold in cool whip. Spoon filling over chilled crumb mixture.
cover & refrigerate for 8 - 24 hours or until filling is firm. To serve, cut into squares & top with a key lime wedge, if desired.

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