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Minty Lime Freeze Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 package (3 ounces) JELL-O® Lime Flavor Gelatin
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime peel
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) Cool Whip® Whipped Topping, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed pretzels
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Line a 9-in. round pan with plastic wrap with ends extending over sides of pan. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/4 cup sugar until smooth. Add gelatin powder, lime peel and juice; mix well. Whisk in whipped topping and mint; pour into prepared pan.
  • 2. Combine pretzels and remaining sugar and butter; sprinkle over gelatin mixture. Cover dessert with ends of plastic wrap; gently press crumb mixture into filling. Freeze for 3 hours or until firm.
  • 3. To serve, open plastic wrap and invert onto serving plate. Remove pan and plastic wrap. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before cutting into wedges. Yield: 12 servings.