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Desserts: Betty Annís Cheesecake Recipe

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Grandma Fern


For crust:

1 package graham crackers, crushed
1/4 cup sugar
1 cube melted butter

For filling:
1 8-oz package cream cheese (not the non-fat kind), softened
1 cup sugar

1 cup hot water
1 large package lemon Jello
3 or 4 tablespoons lemon juice.

1 large can evaporated milk which is CHILLED

Comstock canned cherries or berries
Whipped cream.

For crust, mix the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and
melted butter. Pat this mixture into a 9 x 13Ē pan. Bake at 375 for 5 minutes. Allow to cool.

For filling, cream the sugar and cream cheese together in a small bowl and set aside

Dissolve Jello in 1 cup hot water (in a large bowl). Add lemon juice. Cool this mixture until it becomes syrupy.

Whip evaporated milk until like whipped cream (in another bowl)

Whip the cooled Jello mixture until light and fluffy. Fold in the cream cheese mixture. Fold in the whipped milk. Pour all onto the crust. Cover and chill. Serve topped with Comstock canned cherries or berries and whipped cream.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Our neighbor across the alley and fellow Beulah Covenant Church member was featured as a good cook in the Turlock Journal once in the 1950ís. This is one of the recipes she shared, which Fern, and then Linda, made forever after. A good spring dessert for company.




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