Lemon-Raspberry Mousse Squares

26  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 4 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 12 servings

You'll be walking on air with a square of cream cheese and fruity Jell-O Gelatin whipped up fluffy as a cloud. A totally unique, totally refreshing dessert.

Lemon-Raspberry Mousse Squares Recipe

Ingredients

  • 48 NILLA Wafers, divided
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Gelatin
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
  • 1/3 cup raspberry preserves
  • 1-1/2 cups mixed fresh fruit (blueberries, raspberries, sliced kiwi, sliced strawberries)

Instructions

  • Stand  16 wafers around edge of plastic wrap-lined 8-inch square pan. Add boiling water to gelatin mix; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in ice until melted.
  • Beat  next 3 ingredients in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually beat in gelatin. Whisk in 2 cups COOL WHIP.
  • Pour  half the gelatin mixture into prepared pan; cover with 16 wafers. Microwave preserves on HIGH 15 sec. or until melted; brush onto wafers. Top with remaining gelatin mixture and wafers.
  • Refrigerate  4 hours or until firm. Invert dessert onto plate; remove pan and plastic wrap. Top dessert with remaining COOL WHIP and fruit.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseCool off with a 1/2-cup serving of this colorful dessert.

Variation Prepare using JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin and strawberry jam. Garnish with sliced fresh strawberries instead of the mixed fresh fruit.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 260 
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Sodium 180 mg
  • Carbohydrate 35 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 25 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Vitamin A 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C 20 %DV
  • Calcium 4 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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