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Lucious Layered Lemon Dessert

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Ingredients

1 cups cold butter
2 cups flour
1 cup finely chopped pecans
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
3 cups whipping cream
2 packages (3 ounces each) lemon pudding (Not instant)
1 cup sugar
4-1/2 cups cold water
4 egg yolks
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring

Instructions

To make the first layer, mix together cold butter, flour and pecans, until the consistency of pie crust. Press into the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 mintues. Remove from oven and cool. Cream together softened cream cheese and powdered sugar; fold in 1 cup whipping cream and spread over the first layer of crust. Combine together in heavy saucepan lemon pudding mix, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup cold water and egg yolks. Then add 3-1/2 cups more cold water. Bring just to a boil. Remove from heat and cool. Spread over the second cream cheese layer. To make the top layer, whip until stiff 2 cups whipping cream, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread over the third layer of lemon pudding. Chill.

Margie Marin
Cambridge



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