Refreshing Lemon Tart

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  • 20 min prep
  • 4 hr total
  • Makes 8 servings, one slice each.

The bright lemon flavor and delicate texture of this pie make it a perfect ending for any meal. Using Jell-O ensures the consistency is always just right, and with a dollop of whipped topping on top, you'll have 'em lined up for seconds!

Refreshing Lemon Tart Recipe


  • 6 Tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1 cups finely crushed NILLA Wafers (about 45)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2-1/4 cups water
  • 2 pkg.  (4-serving size each) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Gelatin
  •  Grated peel and juice from 1 large lemon
  • 1 cup  thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping


  • Preheat  oven to 350ºF. Melt 4 Tbsp. of the butter; mix with wafer crumbs. Press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch tart pan. Bake 10 min. Cool.
  • Meanwhile,  mix sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan. Gradually add water, stirring with wire whisk until well blended. Bring to boil on medium heat. Cook 8 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add dry gelatin mixes, lemon zest and juice; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved. Add remaining 2 Tbsp. butter; stir until melted. Refrigerate 30 min. or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Pour into crust. Refrigerate 3 hours or until set.
  • Serve  topped with the whipped topping. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseThis refreshing tart makes enough for 8 servings, so it can feed a crowd.

SubstituteIf you don't have a 9-inch tart pan, use a 9-inch pie plate or 10-inch tart pan instead.

Refreshing Lime TartPrepare as directed, using JELL-O Lime Flavor Gelatin and the grated peel and juice from 2 limes.


Nutrition Information

Makes 8 servings, one slice each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 320 
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Sodium 270 mg
  • Carbohydrate 45 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 34 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 4 %DV
  • Calcium 0 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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