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Lemon Dessert

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=341141

Ingredients

  1. 1 pkg. lemon jello
  2. 1 c. boiling water
  3. 1 large Philadelphia cream cheese (room temperature)
  4. 1 c. sugar
  5. 1 tsp. vanilla
  6. 1 can chilled evaporated milk
  7. graham crackers, crushed
  8. small amount melted butter

Directions

  1. Dissolve jello in boiling water.
  2. Mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla.
  3. Whip the can of milk.
  4. Line 9 x 13-inch pan with graham cracker crust (mix crumbs with butter, then line pan with mixture).
  5. Add cheese to warm jello.
  6. Chill until slightly thickened.
  7. Fold in milk (that has been whipped).
  8. Pour into pan and chill.
  9. Top with cherry pie filling if desired.