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Friday, May 3, 2013

Jello Cream Cheese Squares




Ingredients:
Crust:
1 1/2 sticks of butter
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 1/2 cup flour
1 cup chopped nuts (walnuts and macadamia nuts are best)

Filling:
1 small package of lemon Jello
1 cup hot water
3/4 cup sugar
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese
2 cups of heavy cream (1 pint)

Topping:
1 large package of cherry (or strawberry) Jello
3 cup hot water

Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream together butter and brown sugar; add flour and nuts. Press dough into buttered 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake for 10 minutes or until crust is brown.

Dissolve small package of lemon Jello with 1 cup of hot water. Let cool. Cream together sugar and cream cheese. Whip up 1 small whipping cream, and add to cheese mixture. Add cooled Jello into cheese mixture. Pour on cooled crust and then chill.

For topping mix large cherry Jello and 3 cups of hot water. Let cool. Pour on top of cheese mixture and chill completely.

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