Magic Lemon Ice Box Dessert

posted by Linda in San Diego 09-18-98 7:06 AM

Magic Lemon Ice Box Desert

1 Cup vanilla wafer cookie crumbs (about 16 cookies)
6 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons margarine, melted
2 eggs, separated
1 (15 oz) can sweetened, condensed milk
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel (or 1/4 tsp lemon extract)
1/2 Cup lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Combine cookie crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar and melted butter. Press into bottom of 8 inch square pan.

Beat egg yolks till thick. Add condensed milk. Stir in lemon juice and almond flavoring till thick.

Beat egg whites (with clean beater) till they stand in peaks, gradually adding 4 tablespoons sugar. Continue beating till mixture stands in firm, glossy peaks. Fold beaten egg whites into lemon mixture.

Pour mix into crumb lined pan. Freeze, covered with aluminum foil, till firm, about 4 to 6 hours. Serve with whipped cream.


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