Desserts

Luscious Lemon Dessert

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A buttery shortbread crust, a layer of sweetened cream cheese, homemade lemon curd and whipped topping make up this Layered Lemon Dessert.

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Lemon Curd:
1 cup fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons grated lemon zest
4 eggs
1 cup + 2 tablespoons sugar
¾ cup butter cut into cubes

Crust:
2 tablespoons sugar
1 cup of flour
½ Cup butter or margarine
½ cup chopped pecans or other nuts (optional)

Cream Cheese Layer:
8 oz of cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
½ of an 8 oz container of Cool Whip

Topping:
Remaining ½ of the Cool Whip
Lemon Curd: Whisk together the lemon juice, zest, eggs and sugar. Add butter chunks and cook over medium low heat, whisking constantly. Cook until mixture thickens (about 7 to 8 minutes). It’s ready when...
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Nutritions

Calories
305

Sodium
167mg
6% DV

Fat
21g
33% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
21g
7% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV
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