Woolworth’s Ice Box Cheese Torte
Easy-to-make using gelatin and cream cheese, this delicious torte will be a hit anytime!
Yield: 12-16 servings
1 (3-ounce.) package. lemon-flavored gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1 (8-ounce.) package. cream cheese
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tall can (13-ounce.) Milnot, whipped (evaporated milk)
3 cups Graham cracker crumbs (or less if desired)
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Chill until slightly thickened (I chill
this until it is the consistency of an uncooked egg white).
Cream together the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Add the gelatin and
blend well. Fold in stiffly whipped Milnot (this can be done with and
Mix Graham cracker crumbs and melted butter together; pack 2/3 of the
mixture on bottom and sides of a 9x13-inch pan (or larger). Add filling and
sprinkle with remaining crumbs. Chill several hours or overnight.
Cut into squares and serve plain (my favorite way) or garnished with fruit.
I have never tried using any other type of canned evaporated milk as Milnot
is what the recipe calls for. It is a different type of canned milk. If you
can not find Minot in your area, they have a website where you can purchase it Milnot Home Page. I