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Christmas Dessert Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dolores Copenhaver
Added: Saturday, October 28, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-14 1/2 oz. can evaporated milk
1-3 oz. pkg of lime gelatin
3/4 c. hot water
1 c. sugar
1/4 c. lime juice
2 tsp. lemon juice
2 c. chocolate wafer cookie crumbs or sometimes use chocolate covered mint cookies
1/2 c. melted butter
semi-sweet chocolate, shaved, garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve gelatin in hot water. Chill until partially set. Whip till fluffy, stir in sugar and fruit juices. Whip milk until thick, it won't get as thick as whipped cream. Fold this into the gelatin mixture. Combine crumbs and melted butter, press into bottom of a 9 X 12-inch pan. Pour gelatin mixture over crumbs, top with shaved chocolate. Store in refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12-16 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
4 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Usually I make another recipe of the gelatin mixture, using any red-flavored gelatin, and pour it over the green mixture and then shave the chocolate over it. Very pretty!

 

 

 

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