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NO-BAKE LIME BARS

Updated: March 28, 2013 6:04AM



MAKES 9 bars

6 low-fat honey graham cracker squares (½ cup), finely crushed

2 tablespoons butter, melted

1 teaspoon sugar

1 (4-serving size) box sugar-free lime-flavored gelatin

¾ cup boiling water

1 (16-ounce container) fat-free cottage cheese

1 (8-ounce package) fat-free cream cheese, softened

1 (8-ounce container) frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed

Lime wedges (optional)

In small bowl, mix crushed crackers, butter and sugar. Press mixture in bottom of 8-inch square glass baking dish. Refrigerate.

In large bowl, stir gelatin and boiling water until gelatin is dissolved. In blender or food processor, place cottage cheese and cream cheese. Cover; blend on medium speed until smooth, stopping to scrape sides as needed. Stir ½ cup of cottage cheese mixture into gelatin with whisk. Stir in remaining cottage cheese mixture until smooth. Fold in whipped topping.

Spoon filling over chilled crumb crust. Cover; refrigerate 8 hours until filling is firm or up to 24 hours. Cut into 3 rows by 3 rows. If desired, garnish bars with lime wedges.

From Betty Crocker The 1,500 Calorie a Day Cookbook



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