Lime Jello Dessert Recipe

Called Lime Delight

Uses Oreo Cookies for Crust

Crowd Pleasing Dessert Recipe

This Lime Jello Dessert Recipe uses Oreo cookies for the crust. YUMMY!

It is an easy, but delicious lime dessert recipe that I call "Lime Delight."

It is hugely popular with the restaurant guests. Even the younger folks at the restaurant rave about this dessert. It is a favorite restaurant dessert recipe.

Lime Jello Dessert Recipe
Called "Lime Delight"

Favorite Restaurant Dessert Recipe

Preparation time: 25 minutes (but 1 hour to allow Jello to set up). Serves 12.



  • 1 can evaporated milk (place in freezer 3-4 hours before making this recipe)
  • 1 package (1 pound, 2 ounces) Oreo cookies (or Mint-Oreo cookies if you like those)
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 3 ounce package of lime Jello
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Finely ground chocolate or chocolate swirls and whipping cream or Hersey's chocolate for garnishing (optional choices)


  • Finely crush the cookies in a food processor
  • Mix crush Oreo cookies with the melted butter and press into the bottom of a large pie pan or 9 X 12 inch baking dish and set aside
  • Dissolve the Lime Jello in hot water and chill until partially set
  • Whip partially set Jello until fluffy
  • Stir in sugar and juices
  • Whip the chilled milk until it is fluffy and fold into the Jello mixture
  • Pour into the Oreo cookie crust and freeze
  • Garnish with whipping cream and / or ground chocolate or chocolate swirl (optional) and serve frozen and enjoy!

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Enjoy your Lime Dessert called Lime Delight and the company of those you share it with!


Did you know? Limes have flavonoids called flavonol glycosides, including many kaempferol-related molecules.

These flavonoids have been shown to stop cell division in many cancer cell lines.

These particular flavonoids also have antibiotic effects. The inclusion of lime juice in diets has been effective protection against the contraction of cholera.