Woolworth's Ice Box Cheese Torte


  • 1 (3 oz.) package lemon-flavored gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tall (13 oz.) can Milnot, whipped
  • 3 cups graham cracker crumbs (or less if desired)
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted


Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Chill until slightly thickened.

Cream together the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Add the gelatin and blend well. Fold in stiffly whipped Milnot (this can be done with and electric mixer).

Mix Graham cracker crumbs and melted butter together; pack 2/3 of the mixture on bottom and sides of a 9 x 13-inch pan (or larger). Add filling and sprinkle with remaining crumbs. Chill several hours or overnight.

Cut into squares and serve plain or garnished with fruit.

Makes 4 to 6

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