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Fluffy Lemon Squares Recipe

Fluffy Lemon Squares Recipe

A few handy convenience items hurry along preparation of these rich, lemony bars with a vanilla wafer crust. They get their sweet-tart flavor from lemon gelatin, sherbet and pudding mix. They're not only fun to make with my grandchildren, but they're delicious, too. —Joyce Speerbrecher, Grafton, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers)
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) lemon gelatin
  • 1-1/4 cups boiling water
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant lemon pudding mix
  • 1 pint lemon sherbet, softened

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, pecans and butter; set aside 1/4 cup for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture into an ungreased 11-in. x 7-in. dish. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form; set aside. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add pudding mix; beat on low speed for 2 minutes. Add sherbet; beat on low for 1 minute or until soft-set. Fold in whipped cream.
  • 3. Spread over crust; sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Chill for 1 hour or until set. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 285 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 231 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Fluffy Lemon Squares

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2015

"You can get Hagen Daz Lemon Sorbet at Target Stores. I made these for work and they are so yummy..."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2015

"I also couldn't find lemon sherbet on the day I was making this, so I subsituted lime sherbet and changed one of the gelatins to lime, and voila, we had lemon-lime squares. They were delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2015

"Yummy!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2012

"Where do you get lemon sherbet? I looked everywhere for it. I could only find lemon sorbet."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2011

"These are RICH in lemon! The crust is awesome though."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2010

"I made this awhile ago and it was scrumptious. Both myself and my husband enjoyed it very much! Definitely a keeper!"

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