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Lime Snowflake Dessert

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Ingredients
  Lime juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine lime juice and sugar in saucepan; heat, stir- ring, until sugar is dissolved.
Bring to a boil.
Beat egg yolks lightly; stir small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks.
Return to hot mixture; reduce heat and cook, stirring constantly, until custard is thickened.
Chill custard.
Whip egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold egg whites, nuts and whipped cream into cus- tard.
Spread half the cracker crumbs in greased 8- inch square pan; pour custard into pan.
Spread re- maining cracker crumbs over custard.
Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Party

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