Lemon Lush Dessert Recipe

A refreshing and creamy dessert with layers of buttery crust, tangy lemon filling, and fluffy whipped topping, perfect for any occasion.

Ingredients:

  • Crust:
    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
    • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Cream Cheese Layer:
    • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 1 cup whipped topping (e.g., Cool Whip)
  • Lemon Layer:
    • 2 small packages (3.4 oz each) lemon instant pudding mix
    • 3 cups cold milk
  • Topping:
    • 1 cup whipped topping (e.g., Cool Whip)

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Crust:
    • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, melted butter, and powdered sugar until well combined.
    • Press the mixture evenly into the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish.
    • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
    • Let the crust cool completely.
  2. Make the Cream Cheese Layer:
    • In a large bowl, beat the softened cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy.
    • Fold in the whipped topping until well combined.
    • Spread this mixture evenly over the cooled crust.
  3. Prepare the Lemon Layer:
    • In another bowl, whisk together the lemon pudding mix and cold milk until thickened, about 2-3 minutes.
    • Spread the lemon pudding mixture evenly over the cream cheese layer.
  4. Add the Topping:
    • Spread the remaining whipped topping evenly over the lemon layer.
  5. Chill and Serve:
    • Refrigerate the dessert for at least 2 hours to set.
    • Slice into squares and serve chilled.

Enjoy your delightful Lemon Lush Dessert!

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