The Authentic Woolworth Cheesecake


1-3 ounce box instant lemon jelly mix

1 cup boiling water

3 cups crushed graham crackers

1 stick of unsalted, melted butter

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

5 tablespoons of lemon juice

1 cup granulated sugar

1 can evaporated milk or 1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream


Combine jelly powder mixture with 1 cup boiling water, stir until dissolved

Chill in refrigerator until slightly thickened.

Mix ¾ of the crushed graham crackers with the melted butter

Press into the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish

Save the remaining crumbs to use as garnish

Beat heavy whipping cream or evaporated milk until light and fluffy

In another bowl, beat cream cheese with sugar and lemon juice until completely smooth

Add the thickened jelly and mix slowly with the whipped evaporated milk.

Spread the filling over the prepared crust and sprinkle the remaining crumbs on top

Refrigerate for two hours before serving.


Nutrition Information:


Amount per serving:CALORIES: 80 | TOTAL FAT: 14g | SATURATED FATS: 12g | TRANS FAT: 2g | CHOLESTEROL: 80mg | CARBOHYDRATES: 140g | SUGAR: 28g | PROTEIN: 10g

See also  Key Lime Bars

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