Lemon Delight (9×13-inch Dish)


  • 1-1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1-1/2 sticks (12 oz) butter
  • 3/4 cup Pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Place ingredients in food processor; mix until it forms a ball.
  3. Oil or grease container.
  4. Spread dough in a thin layer on the bottom of the container by hand (and up the sides if using pie pan).
  5. Bake for 15 minutes or until it just begins to brown. Set aside to cool.

Layer 2

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup Cool Whip


  1. Mix ingredients together and spread over crust. (Granny’s note: May want a little more for the 9×13-inch dish.)

Layer 3

  • 1-3/4 cups Lemon Pie Filling Mix or
    • Slightly less than 1 cup Country Time Lemonade Mix
    • Slightly more than 1/3 cup cornstarch
    • Slightly less than 1/2 cup sugar
    • Pinch of Salt
  • 2-3/4 cups and 3/4 cup water, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • A few drops yellow food coloring
  • 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 cups Cool Whip


  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine 3/4 cup water and Filling Mix ( or Lemonade mix, cornstarch, sugar, and salt).
  2. Add eggs and beat well.
  3. Add rest of water.
  4. Cook over medium heat 4 or 5 minutes, stirring constantly until thick.
  5. Stir in butter and food coloring.
  6. Let cool slightly; pour over Layer 2.
  7. Cover with Cool Whip.
  8. Chill.

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