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Minty Lime Freeze Recipe
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Minty Lime Freeze

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"This refreshing creamy freezer pie with lime and mint is made lighter with Neufchatel cheese and reduced calorie whipped topping."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    3 hrs 15 mins

Directions

  1. Line 9-inch round pan with plastic wrap, with ends extending over side of pan. Beat Neufchatel cheese and 1/4 cup sugar with mixer until blended. Add dry gelatin mix, zest and juice; mix well.
  2. Whisk in COOL WHIP and mint; pour into prepared pan. Mix pretzel crumbs, remaining sugar and butter; sprinkle over pudding mixture. Cover dessert with ends of plastic wrap; use to gently press crumb mixture into filling.
  3. Freeze 3 hours or until firm. Invert dessert onto serving plate; remove pan and plastic wrap. Let dessert stand at room temperature 15 min. to soften slightly before cutting to serve.
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Footnotes

  • Special Extra: Add 1/2 tsp. rum extract with gelatin mix, zest and juice.
  • Food Facts: You will need 1 large or 2 small limes to get 1 Tbsp. zest and 1/4 cup juice. If you can't get enough juice from the limes, add enough bottled lime juice to get the desired measure.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 27, 2009

I made this for a reunion and it was a big hit! The only problem is that the mint flavor wasn't really noticeable, and was overpowered by the lime. Next time I think I will double the mint and maybe cut back on the lime zest and juice. It is a really quick and tasty recipe as is though!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 01, 2010

I really wanted to like this recipe....but it was just 'ok'. I used 1/2-3/4 the amount of Jello mix and increased the zest by a 1/3. The taste/flavor was ok, so I don't think omitting some of the Jello was an issue. For me, it was more of a texture issue. I was expecting EITHER a cheesecake texture OR a much fluffier/lighter texture. And this one to me is a mix between the two, and a little too 'cream-cheesey' (even though I like cream cheese). If I make it again, I'll try to tweak it somehow......

 

8 Ratings

Jun 07, 2010

I think it's a very good recipe, I did use fresh lime juice. It was not quite sweet enough tasting for me because I used sugar free Lime Jello, so I added 4 packets of Splenda. I will make it again. :-)

 
Jul 25, 2011

This was the bomb. One of the most heavenly things I have ever tasted. I even used my pretzel knots whole to save a step and turned out yummy. easy as I like also.

 
Oct 07, 2009

Tasted too much like lime jello and I don't care for lime jello.

 
Jun 17, 2012

this went over big time - thou I used lemon instead of lime & left out the mint. It didn't last long at all & I was told to remember & make it again!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 192 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.6 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 254 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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