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Ingredients

1 stick margarine, melted
25 graham crackers, crumbled
8 ounces cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1 large can Milnot, whipped

Instructions

Combine margarine and cracker crumbs. Pat mixture in 9x13-inch baking pan. Cream together the cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Chill Milnot and whip. Fold cooled gelatin and Milnot into creamed mixture. Pour into prepared crust. Chill four hours. Keep refrigerated.

Pat Barnes
Rock Island



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