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Nan's Lemon Dessert Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joan Woods Calder
Added: Monday, July 11, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
1 c. flour
1/2 c. (1 cube) butter
1/2 c. pecans, chopped

Cream Cheese Layer:
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 c. powdered sugar
9 oz. Cool Whip

Lemon Layer:
2 small boxes instant lemon pudding
1 tsp. lemon juice
3 c. whole milk

Topping:
9 oz. Cool Whip
chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Mix crust ingredients together and press into a 9x13 glass baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees, until light brown. Let crust cool. Cream together the cream cheese and powdered sugar with a mixer until smooth. Fold in Cool Whip and spread mixture over crust. Combine all lemon layer ingredients in a bowl and beat with a mixer for 2 minutes, or until it thickens. Spread on top of the cream cheese layer. Spread lemon layer with Cool Whip and sprinkle with chopped pecans. Keep dessert in refrigerator until serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For chocolate variation: substitute chocolate pudding for the lemon pudding and leave out the lemon juice. You may want to sprinkle chocolate curls or Heath bars crumbs instead of the pecans on top.

 

 

 

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