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The Famous Woolworth Ice Box Cheesecake (No-bake)

Light and refreshing icebox dessert made famous by Woolworth’s lunch counter back in the 1960’s.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (3 ounce) package lemon Jell-O
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, light
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons lemon juice ( less if you don’t want to much lemon)
  • 1 can Carnation Evaporated milk, well chilled
  • Graham crackers, crushed

Directions:

Dissolve Jell-O in boiling water. Cool until slightly thickened.

Beat cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice with mixer until smooth. Add thickened Jell-O and beat well.

In a separate bowl, beat the Carnation milk until fluffy. Add cream cheese/Jell-O mixture and beat well with mixer.

Line bottom of 9 x 13-pan with crushed Graham crackers.

Spread filling over and top with more crushed Graham crackers. Chill.


 

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