No Bake Woolworth Cheesecake

I love those recipes  that we all grew up with, they are just too good to miss out on.

Ingredients

  • 1 3oz lemon Jell-0
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 box graham cracker crumbs (3 cups) more for thicker crust divided
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 1 8oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 can evaporated milk, well chilled or 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream

Instructions

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

Mix 3/4 graham cracker crumbs and melted butter until well blended, press into bottom of the 9 X 13 pan to form a crust.

Save rest of crumbs to sprinkle on top of dessert.

Beat the Evaporated milk/heavy cream until fluffy.

In a separate bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice with mixer until smooth.

Add thickened Jell-O and slowly mix in whipped evaporated milk.

Spread filling over the crust and sprinkle with reserved graham cracker crumbs on top.

Chill at least 2 hours and up to overnight, store covered in refrigerator.

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