Strawberry-Lime Squares

Enjoy this citrusy fruit dessert – graham cracker crust layered with cream cheese and whipped topping. Topped with fresh strawberries.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 9
 

Ingredients

Crust

2/3
cup graham cracker crumbs
2
tablespoons honey

Filling

2
(8-oz.) pkg. fat-free cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1
(8-oz.) container frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed

Topping

3/4
cup sugar
1
tablespoon cornstarch
3/4
cup fresh lime juice
2
pints (4 cups) fresh strawberries, quartered lengthwise

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 In small bowl or food processor bowl with metal blade, combine graham cracker crumbs and honey; mix or process until crumbly and well blended. Press in bottom of sprayed baking dish. Bake at 375°F. for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 15 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add powdered sugar and lime peel; mix well. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over cooled crust. Freeze at least 2 hours or overnight before serving.
  • 4 In small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; mix well. Add lime juice; cook and stir until bubbly and thickened. Cool 5 minutes. Stir in strawberries.
  • 5 To serve, cut dessert into 9 squares;* place on individual dessert plates. Top each with strawberry mixture just before serving.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 In small bowl or food processor bowl with metal blade, combine graham cracker crumbs and honey; mix or process until crumbly and well blended. Press in bottom of sprayed baking dish. Bake at 375°F. for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 15 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add powdered sugar and lime peel; mix well. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over cooled crust. Freeze at least 2 hours or overnight before serving.
  • 4 In small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; mix well. Add lime juice; cook and stir until bubbly and thickened. Cool 5 minutes. Stir in strawberries.
  • 5 To serve, cut dessert into 9 squares;* place on individual dessert plates. Top each with strawberry mixture just before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Before being grated, limes should be washed well, then wiped dry. Wet peel clumps together and is difficult to measure.

* If dessert has been frozen overnight, let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before cutting into squares.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
66g
66%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
50g
50%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 4 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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