A delicious and simple creamy lemon dessert that will be a hit with everyone.
Graham Cracker Crust
1 1/3cupgraham crackers
Creamy Lemon Filling
114 ozcan of sweetened condensed milk
3 egg yolks
1/2cupfresh squeezed lemonsabout 5-6 lemons
Whipped cream for servingoptional
powdered sugar for servingoptional
Pre heat your oven to 350 degrees
Prepare an 8x8 baking pan by cutting 2 pieces of parchment paper and overlapping them into a cross shape. Make sure the paper overlaps the sides of the pan a little bit. This will be your handles later when you lift the baked bars out of the pan.
Place graham crackers into a food processor and blend until it is all crumbs. You will need about 2-3 of the small packages in the box to make 1 1/3 cups of crumbs.
In a large bowl, add your ground graham crackers, melted butter, salt and sugar and mix well
Press the crust into you prepared 8x8 baking pan well. It should look pressed and firm and the crust comes up of the sides just a little bit
Bake your crust for 5 minutes and then remove from the oven to cool while you make your filling.
In a large bowl, add your sweetened condensed milk (making sure to scrape it all out of the can), lemon juice and egg yolks and mix well until smooth
Now, pour your mixture into your prepared pie or tart crust
Bake for 15 minutes
Remove from the oven and let cool completely
Once cooled, refrigerate for at least 3 hours or overnight
Serve with whipped cream and/or powdered sugar (optional)