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Strawberry-Lime Squares

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 2 hr 30 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 9 servings
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Enjoy this citrusy fruit dessert – graham cracker crust layered with cream cheese and whipped topping. Topped with fresh strawberries.

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

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

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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
2%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
370mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
66g
22%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
50g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
4%
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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