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Pineapple Squares

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  Graham cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Diet margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)
  Skim milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Canned crushed pineapple in juice 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Low fat small curd cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. Blend together graham cracker crumbs and melted diet margarine. Pat over bottom of 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking pan; chill.
2. Sprinkle gelatin over skim milk in small bowl; let stand for 5 minutes to soften.
3. Using electric mixer at medium speed, beat egg yolks in top of double boiler until lemon colored. Add undrained crushed pineapple, sugar, lemon juice and lemon rind. Cook over simmering water until thickened, stirring constantly. Stir in softened gelatin to dissolve; stir in cottage cheese and chill until semi-set, about 1 hour.
4. Using electric mixer at high speed, beat egg whites in large bowl until stiff peaks form. Using rubber spatula, fold into gelatin mixture. Pour into prepared pan. Chill until completely set, about 1 hour.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 958 Calories from Fat 343

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.4%

Saturated Fat 11.1 g55.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 655.5 mg218.5%

Sodium 1283.5 mg53.5%

Total Carbohydrates 94 g31.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.1%

Sugars 70.7 g

Protein 63 g126.5%

Vitamin A 22.9% Vitamin C 57.4%

Calcium 47.9% Iron 34.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pineapple Squares Recipe