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Layered Lemon Dessert

Layered Lemon Dessert

"Retired nurse Dorothy Pritchett of Wills Point, Texas sends a refrigerator dessert that adds sunshine to a meal's end."
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  1. Cut butter into flour until crumbly. Stir in pecans. Press into the bottom of an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes. Cool. Beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until fluffy. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over crust; chill.
  2. In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Add 1/4 cup water and stir until smooth. Add eggs and mix well. Add vinegar, lemon juice and the remaining water; stir until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; add butter and extract. Cool. Spread over cream cheese layer. Chill 2 hours or overnight.

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I made this for a family picnic and everyone loved it. I did make a couple changes: added a capful of lemon extract to the cream cheese layer & used 2 c. real whipped cream (whipped w/vanilla ...

Lucious lemony and wonderful! Recipe was easy -- made 1 small change -- added half a capful of lemon extract to the cream cheese filling. The recipe got rave reviews!!

This was good, alot like lemon meringue pie without the meringue. I don't know what the purpose of the vinegar is but I'll probably leave it out next time. It gives it a wierd taste.

I make this in a 9 inch sprinform pan....beautifull and delish!

Everyone gathers at our house for Sunday dinner and dad's favorite dessert WAS lemon meringue pie - he raved about this and said we could have it every Sunday. I followed the exact recipe and ha...

I loved this recipe. It makes you go "ummmm" I didn't have lemon extract, so just used grated lemon peel from the fresh lemons in the cream cheese layer and the lemon layer. I also used 2 cups...

This is a wonderful, delicious dessert. A little like lemon meringue pie but w/o the meringue. Very similar to a pie at a famous pie restaurant called "Lemon Pie Supreme", but I don't think th...

I followed the recipe exactly and it was wonderful. Note that it's white vinegar - smells funny while cooking, but no taste or smell when done. Rave reviews from my bridge club.

I needed something to make for an office luncheon. I went onto and the first lemon dessert was submitted by someone in Wills Point Texas which is where I live. I was a little wo...

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