Woolworth Icebox Cheesecake Recipe

Woolworth Icebox Cheesecake Recipe

Topped with a graham cracker crust, the Woolworth Icebox Cheesecake Recipe is a light and fluffy no-bake treat with a dash of lemon flavor. There’s a Strawberry Icebox Cheesecake variant I have too!



  1. ½ cup (1 stick / 113g) melted butter;
  2. 2 cups (14–16 sheets, 168 g) finely broken honey graham crackers;
  3. 1 tablespoon granulated sugar


  1. 1 block (8 ounces) of room-temperature cream cheese
  2. One can (12 ounces) of evaporated milk, refrigerated in the freezer for 30 minutes;
  3. one box (3 ounces) of lemon jello mix;
  4. one cup (200 g) of granulated sugar;
  5. two teaspoons of vanilla extract;
  6. one boiling water cup;
  7. one cold water cup;
  8. and one boiling water cup.


  • For at least half an hour, place the stand mixer’s bowl, the whisk attachment, and the evaporated milk can in the freezer. (When whipping the evaporated milk, this will help create peaks.) Don’t omit this step.


  • Apply a thin layer of nonstick cooking spray to a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.
  • Combine sugar and graham crackers in a medium-sized bowl and stir to combine.
  • Add the melted butter and stir until all the ingredients are combined and there are no dry areas.
  • Set aside and save ¼ cup of the graham cracker mixture.
  • Firmly press the leftover crumbs into the bottom of the 9-by-13-inch baking dish that has been prepared. Put aside.


  • Using a hand mixer, cream cheese and sugar are combined in a medium-sized bowl. After adding the vanilla, stir for two to three minutes. Put aside.
  • Pour boiling water and jello mix into a large separate bowl. For one to two minutes, whisk until the jello mix dissolves. Don’t allow the gelatin to set; instead, add cold water and refrigerate the mixture for a few minutes while you finish preparing the filling.
  • Add the cold bowl and whisk attachment to a stand mixer. After adding the evaporated milk, beat on high for about five minutes, or until soft peaks form.
  • After adding the jello mixture, stir for an additional thirty seconds.
  • For an additional thirty seconds, stir in the cream cheese mixture.
  • Transfer mixture into Cover the pan with the set-aside graham cracker mixture.
  • Before serving, let it cool for the entire night.

Leave a Comment