Kelly’s Lime Chiffon Cheesecake Dessert

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins

I've been making this easy dessert for more than 20 years. I love it just as much now, as the first time I made it! You can make it with lemon or orange jello, too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix crust ingredients, save aside 2 tablespoons.
  2. Press rest on bottom of 13x9 greased glass dish or pan.
  3. Dissolve jell-o in boiling water, cool.
  4. In mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar.
  5. Beat in vanilla,.
  6. Slowly beat in jell-o.
  7. Beat/fold in Cool Whip.
  8. Beat in 3-4 drops green food coloring.
  9. Spoon over crust, smooth top.
  10. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs.
  11. Chill til set, 3 hours or overnight.
  12. Serve topped with more Cool Whip and a maraschino cherry.
Most Helpful

Delicious recipe. Easy to make. Calls for items I would normally have on hand. Everyone raved about it. Nice and light -- even after a big meal. (Made it for a St. Patrick's Day dessert! Perfect!)

Maven in the Making March 13, 2011

SO good, I could eat the whole pan! I cant wait to try different flavored jello as well!

emerymay December 05, 2010

Absolutely delicious! I'm going to try it with other flavored jellos too!

Recipe Junkie September 18, 2009