Lemon Delight – a Dessert for the Generations

The three Grieb girls, Wynetta, Margie and Connie have many memories enjoying this favorite lemon delight dessert. Now Grandma Great is passing the delight onto the youngest generation. Cooking in the kitchen with Grandma Great is even more fun when dessert is whipped up.

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Mr. P helps Grandma Great make Lemon Delight

Lemon Delight Dessert

Needed: 9×12 baking dish

Oven: 350 Degrees

Crust Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 ½ sticks butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup of finely chopped walnuts

Crust Instructions

Mix flour and butter together until cornmeal like. Add walnuts, mix and press into pan. Cook crust at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

Middle “Cream Cheese” Layer Ingredients

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4.5 oz of Cool Whip

Middle “Cream Cheese” Layer Instructions

Mix all ingredients together until creamy. Spread over cooled crust.

Lemon Delight Topping Ingredients

  • 2 (3 oz) packages of instant pudding
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2-3 Tbls lemon juice

Lemon Delight Topping Instructions

Add all ingredients together and beat until thick, then spread over cream cheese layer. Garnish with rest of cool whip topping.

Serve and enjoy cooled.

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