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granny's lemon torte

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathy Lochner
Herscher, IL

My husband's granny used to make this for all their family gatherings. After she passed away I took on the tradition.

(2 ratings)
yield 12 serving(s)

Ingredients For granny's lemon torte

  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 stick
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    cool whip
  • 2 box
    instant lemon pudding
  • 3 c

How To Make granny's lemon torte

  • 1
    Mix ingredients for crust in food processor till crumbly; press into bottom of 9X13 pan. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes. (Granny always stressed DO NOT overcook the crust. It's better to take it out a minute or two early than to have it crumble when you're spreading the filling on)
  • 2
    In a medium bowl mix the ingredients for the filling with an electric mixer; pour over cooled crust and chill until set.
  • 3
    Mix the ingredients for the topping with an electric mixer in a small bowl and pour over filling. Top this with remaining cool whip then chopped pecans.

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