Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Frozen Lemon Cream Bars....


This is another treasured recipe from More With Less. And I say treasured -because its just so good! Its like a homemade ice cream sandwich! Yummy!
Beat until stiff:
1 can evaporated milk, chilled
Gradually add:
3/4 cup sugar (I used cane)
Add 3T lemon juice
grated rind of 1 lemon
Beat until very stiff.
Roll into crumbs:
12 graham crackers
Pour half cracker crumbs into 9x9.
Pour cream over and top with remaining crumbs.
Cover well and freeze.
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You can use other flavors as well!
Or leftover puddings- or even yogurts.
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13 comments:

Meal Planning with Connie said...

My mother used to do something like this with a strawberry flavor. I can remember her chilling the can of milk and whipping it. She poured the mixture into graham cracker pie crusts and froze it. I'll have to look through her recipes and see if I can find it. I think we would really like the lemon! Thanks for sharing this and for bringing back a fond memory!

Many blessings!

Millie said...

I'm so happy that I actually had a can of evap. milk lurking in the pantry. It is now in the fridge for it's chilling. You always post the BEST recipes.

Donna said...

Connie, I sure hope you find it!! (and post it!) ;-)

Millie,
This has been in my pics files for months and I just happened to stumble on it last night and remembered that I never put it up.
:-)
I hope your family enjoys it!

Millie said...

Made this last night and everyone loved it. Thanks Donna!

Donna said...

Woo Hoo!
Glad 2 hear that Millie!

Now let's just hope that Connie (above) finds her mother's strawberry version! Yummy!

Mary said...

I'll bet this is great. I know my grandsons would live this for dessert.

ButterYum said...

Yummo! What a nice treat to enjoy these last few days of summer. Thanks so much!

Michael Lee West said...

What a lovely lemony confection. I'll look forward to making this!

Cass @ That Old House said...

Hey! I think I've got a can of evaporated milk in the pantry. this looks terrific.
Cass

bj said...

My mother in law used to make this all the time and I have her recipe somewhere. I may have lost it and I am so glad to see THIS one. MANY THANKS...

SnoWhite said...

what a great recipe -- I love keepers like these.

Joyce said...

I was on a huge lemon kick this past summer and I have copied your recipe for a later date as it sounds so refreshing.
Joyce

darnold23 said...

I love anything with lemon so I know this will be a dessert I will try soon. Thanks for sharing it. I would love for you to join me for Crock Pot Wednesday at diningwithdebbie.blogspot.com.