Creamy Layered Lemon Squares

14  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 4 hr 30 min total
  • Makes 20 servings, 1 square (111 g) each.


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Creamy Layered Lemon Squares Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Honey Maid Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 pkg. (250 g each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 3 cups thawed frozen whipped topping, divided
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups boiling water
  • 2 pkg. (85 g each) lemon jelly powder
  • 2 cups ice cubes

Instructions

  • Mix  crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter in 13x9-inch dish; press onto bottom of dish.
  • Beat  cream cheese and remaining sugar in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Whisk in 1-1/2 cups; spread over crust. Top with 2 cups strawberries. Refrigerate.
  • Add  boiling water to jelly powders in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in ice cubes until melted. Refrigerate 5 min. or until thickened. Whisk in remaining; spread over strawberry layer. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm. Serve topped with remaining strawberries.

Recipe Tips

How to Soften Cream CheesePlace completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 15 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.

Size-WiseThis colourful strawberry dessert makes a great treat to share with friends and family.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 20 servings, 1 square (111 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 230 
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Sodium 220 mg
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Dietary fibre 1 g
  • Sugars 18 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Vitamin A 10 %DV
  • Vitamin C 25 %DV
  • Calcium 2 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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