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No Bake Classic Woolworth Cheesecake

No Bake Woolworth Cheesecake is a classic, light and lemony dessert and will be the perfect addition to your Easter or Mother’s Day menu!

Keyword Cheesecake, Lemon, no-bake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Rest 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Author Sarah Kozowski

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

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

  2. 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.

  3. Beat the Evaporated milk/heavy cream until fluffy.

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

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

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

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