Lemon Icebox Bars
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Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: serves 12-16
 
These delicious Lemon Icebox Bars have a bright flavor and don't require the use of an oven so you don't have to heat up your house!
Ingredients
For the crust:
  • 5 full sheets of graham crackers
  • 2 T. butter
  • 1 T. brown sugar
  • 1 t. salt
For the lemon filling
  • 8 oz. ⅓ less fat cream cheese
  • 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ c. lemon juice
  • 2 t. unflavored gelatin
  • 3 T. boiling water
  • ½ t. ground ginger
Instructions
  1. Put the graham crackers, butter, brown sugar, and salt into a food processor. Process until a crumbly mixture forms.
  2. Press the graham cracker mixture into the bottom of a 9 x 9 or 7 x 11 pan lined with foil. Place in the refrigerator while preparing the filling.
  3. Put the cream cheese in a bowl and beat on medium speed. Add in the sweetened condensed milk and lemon juice and beat on medium speed until smooth. Set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, pour the gelatin into a bowl with the boiling water, mix, and allow to sit for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour the gelatin mixture into the cream cheese mixture and beat on medium speed until fluffy.
  6. Pour the mixture into the crust and refrigerate for at least 8 hours before serving.
Notes
Adapted from The Recipe Critic
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/lemon-icebox-bars/