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Lemon Layer Dessert

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This dessert is so delicious..Every time I make it someone ask's for the recipe...Even if your not a real lemon liker, you will still love this...

Ingredients

1 cup flour
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
1 cup powdered sugar
8 ounces cream cheese
1 small container (8 ounces) of whipped topping
2 boxes (.8 ounces each) instant lemon pudding
2 cups milk

Instructions

For the first layer, combine butter with flour and press into the bottom of a 9x12-inch cake pan. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Set aside and let cool. For the second layer, beat together powdered sugar, cream cheese and 1 cup whipped topping. Spread on top of the cooled first layer. For the third layer, beat together the instant lemon pudding and milk until thickened. Smooth over the second layer. For the fourth layer, spread the remaining whipped topping over the third layer and refrigerate the entire dish. Serve after a hour or two when it is well chilled..Enjoy!

Tracy Griffin, East Moline



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