SWEETS RECIPES

BEST LEMON LUSH

BEST LEMON LUSH is a cool, light, creamy dessert perfect for summer entertaining. Four layers give this dessert plenty of sweet and tart yumminess.

The bottom is a buttery shortbread layer flavored with chopped pecans. Next is a sweetened cream cheese layer, followed by an easy lemon pudding layer made from instant pudding mix. A layer of whipped topping on top gives a light, dreamy finish to this summer dessert.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED:

— 1 cup flour

— 1/2 cup butter

— 1/2 cup chopped pecans

— 8 ounces cream cheese

— 1 cup powdered sugar

— 1 (8 ounce) container whipped topping, divided

— 1 (3 ounce) box lemon pudding mix

— 1/2 cup sugar

— 2 1/4 cups water, divided

— 2 egg yolks

RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS:

Mix flour, butter & chopped pecans together like biscuit dough and press into 8 × 8 inch baking pan. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes, or until brown.

Mix together cream cheese, powdered sugar and 1 cup whipped topping and spread over first layer while still warm. Stir lemon pudding mix, sugar, 1/4 cup water and egg yolks together in a medium saucepan. Stir in 2 cups water. Stirring constantly, with a wire whisk, cook on medium heat until mixture comes to a full boil. (NOTE: if you are using instant pudding or a different flavor, use the ingredients & directions for preparation on the package!).

Cool 5 minutes, stirring twice. Cool about 30 minutes more and spread over two previous layers. Let to cool completely and top with remaining whipped topping.

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