Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day. The weather forecast for these parts on Saturday? A balmy 72. So…a green dessert for a warm spring day? What’s better than something Key Lime?!? The fine folks at Kraft agree and provided the following recipe.
Prep Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 6 hr. 20 min.
Servings: 16 servings
Find yourself on Cloud Nine with these ‘Key Lime’ Cloud Squares! The fluffy texture of these ‘Key Lime’ Cloud Squares will send you to dessert heaven.
What You Need
1-1/3 cups graham cracker crumbs, divided
1/4 cup butter, melted
3/4 cup boiling water
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Lime Flavor Gelatin
1 cup ice cubes
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
3/4 cup lime juice
2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
Reserve 1 Tbsp. graham crumbs. Mix remaining crumbs with butter; press onto bottom of plastic wrap-lined 9-inch square pan. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Add boiling water to gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add ice; stir 2 min. or until thickened. Remove any unmelted ice. Beat cream cheese in medium bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in milk, then lime juice. Add gelatin; mix well. Whisk in 1 cup COOL WHIP. Pour over crust.
Refrigerate 6 hours or until firm. Cover with remaining COOL WHIP just before serving; sprinkle with reserved graham crumbs. Use plastic wrap handles to remove dessert from pan before cutting into squares.
CLICK HERE to see a video and to get all the nutritional info. Since she lives in Key West now, Dr. Cory Prince Reagan, the heroine of DOUBLE CROSS, has a real fondness for all things Key Lime, including this dessert. The guys on the Hard Target team, including team leader Duke Reagan, tease her about it being all frou-frou but she assures me that she has to make two batches just to get a bite because the men descend like locusts. If you’d like to read more about Cory and Duke, you can read the ebook for free if you have a Kindle Unlimited subscription, or buy it for $2.99 while it’s on sale at Amazon. CLICK HERE to start reading!