Famous Woolworth Ice Box Cheesecake


Famous Woolworth Ice Box Cheesecake

Submitted by Esther Strosaker


  • 1 3 oz. pkg. lemon Jell-O
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 12 oz. can Carnation evaporated milk
  • Graham crackers crushed


  • Pour evaporated milk into an air-tight container and chill. Dissolve Jell-O in boiling water. Cool until slightly thickened. Beat cream cheese, sugar, and lemon juice with mixer until smooth. Add thickened Jell-O and beat well. In a separate bowl, beat evaporated milk until fluffy. Add cream cheese with Jell-O mixture and beat well with mixer. Line 13x9 pan with crushed graham crackers. Spread filling over and top with more crushed graham crackers. Chill.