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Lemon Dessert Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Opal Dupps
Added: Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
First Layer
1 cup flour
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup nuts, finely chopped

Second Layer
1 cup powdered sugar
1- 8 oz. package cream cheese
2 cups Cool Whip, thawed

Third Layer
2 packages (3 3/4 oz.) Lemon Instant Pudding
3 1/2 cups milk
1 tsp. Lemon Extract

Fourth Layer
1- 12 oz. package of Cool Whip, thawed

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350


First Layer
Cut margarine into flour with pastry blender. Add finely chopped nuts. Press firmly into 9x13 Pyrex dish. Bake for 15 minutes then cool.


Second Layer
Soften cream cheese. Add powdered sugar. Blend in cool whip and spread on top of first layer.
Let stand in refrigerator for an hour or more.


Third Layer
Mix ingredients for 2 minutes and spread over 2nd layer. Let stand in refrigerator for an hour or more.


Fourth Layer
Spread Cool Whip over top. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Note: If possible, make the first layer the night before. Cover and refrigerate overnight. This will make the second layer much easier to spread.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
15
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a light & delicious dessert that Grandmother would make often in the summer.

 

 

 

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