Creamy Layered Lemon Squares
Author: Kraft
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 4 hours
Total time: 4 hours 30 mins
Creamy lemon and fresh strawberry layers make every bite a luscious mix of bright citrus and sweet berry.
  • 2 C Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • ½ C Sugar, divided
  • ½ C Butter or Margarine, melted
  • 1½ pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed and divided
  • 3 C Sliced Fresh Strawberries, divided
  • 1½ C Boiling Water
  • 1 pkg. (6 oz.) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Gelatin
  • 2 C Ice Cubes
  1. MIX graham cracker crumbs, ¼ cup sugar and butter in 13x9 inch dish; press onto bottom of dish.
  2. BEAT cream cheese and remaining sugar in medium bowl with mixer until blended. Whisk in 1½ cups COOL WHIP; spread over crust. Top with 2 cups strawberries. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. ADD boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Add ice cubes; stir until melted. Refrigerate 5 minutes or until thickened. Whisk in remaining COOL WHIP; spread over strawberry layer in dish. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm. Serve topped with remaining strawberries.
How To Soften Cream Cheese
Place completely unwrapped packages of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 20 seconds or just until softened.

Prepare using 2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Gelatin.
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