|1½ cup||Vanilla wafers; crushed|
|6 tablespoons||Butter; (3/4 stick) melted|
|1||Envelope unflavored gelatin|
|¾ cup||Granulated sugar|
|1 tablespoon||Lemon juice|
|1 pack||(2-ounce) whipped dessert topping mix (such as Dreamwhip)|
|1 cup||Sour cream|
|Whipped cream (garnish); optional|
|Cherries (garnish); optional|
Combine vanilla wafer crumbs, melted butter and ¼ teaspoon nutmeg; mix thoroughly. Press into bottom of 9-inch springform pan. In saucepan, combine gelatin, sugar and salt with 1¼ cups water. Cook and stir until gelatin dissolves. Remove from heat. Chill in refrigerator until partly set. Add egg whites, lemon juice and vanilla. Beat until very fluffy, about 5 minutes. Prepare topping mix according to package directions; fold into gelatin mixture, along with sour cream. Pile mixture into prepared crust.
Sprinkle with additional nutmeg. Garnish with whipped cream and cherries.
Chill until firm. Yield: 12 servings.
Recipe by: St. Louis Post-Dispatch 12/25/95 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #863 by Nancy Berry <nlberry@...> on Oct 24, 1997
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