Lemon Lush Dessert

Ingredients: For the Crust: – 1 cup all-purpose flour – 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened – 1/2 cup chopped nuts (such as pecans or walnuts)

For the Cream Cheese Layer: – 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened – 1 cup powdered sugar – 1 cup whipped topping (like Cool Whip or homemade whipped cream)

For the Lemon Pudding Layer: – 2 (3.4 oz) packages instant lemon pudding mix – 3 cups cold milk

For the Topping: – 1 cup whipped topping – Lemon zest for garnish (optional)

Instructions: 1. Preheat Oven:Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).



Prepare the Crust: – In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, softened butter, and chopped nuts. – Press the mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. – Bake the crust in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes, or until lightly golden.

Cream Cheese Layer: – In a separate bowl, beat together the softened cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth. – Fold in the whipped topping. – Spread the cream cheese mixture over the cooled crust.

Lemon Pudding Layer: – In a medium bowl, whisk together the instant lemon pudding mix and cold milk until thickened. – Spread the lemon pudding over the cream cheese layer.

Chill: – Refrigerate the Lemon Lush dessert for at least 4 hours, or overnight, to allow the layers to set and the flavors to meld.

1. Serve:Before serving, you can garnish the top with lemon zest for a burst of citrus flavor. Enjoy your refreshing and delightful Lemon Lush dessert!