Lime Chiffon Cheesecake Dessert

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Kelly Williams

By
@WildfloursCottageKitchen

I've been making this easy dessert for more than 20 years. I love it just as much now, as the first time I made it! Cool and so, so creamy!! Great for potlucks, picnics and even company! Goes really well with a spicy meal, chili or stew!

(Old photo by me)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12 (less at our house!)
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

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  • FOR CRUST:

  • 1 1/2 cups
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup
    sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    butter, melted
  • FOR FILLING:

  • 1 (3 oz.)
    pkg. lime jell-o
  • 1 cup
    boiling water
  • 12 oz.
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup
    sugar
  • 1 tsp.
    vanilla
  • 1 (16 oz.)
    tub cool whip, thawed
  • ·
    green food coloring, optional
  • ·
    maraschino cherries, optional
  • ·
    more cool whip, optional

How to Make Lime Chiffon Cheesecake Dessert

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix crust ingredients, save aside 2 tablespoons. Press rest on bottom of 13x9 greased glass dish or pan. Dissolve jell-o in boiling water, cool. In mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar. Beat in vanilla, slowly beat in jell-o. Stir/fold in Cool Whip. Stir in 3-4 drops green food coloring. Spoon over crust, smooth top. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Chill til set, 3 hours or overnight. Serve topped with more Cool Whip and a maraschino cherry if desired.

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About Lime Chiffon Cheesecake Dessert

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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