No-Bake Woolworth Icebox Cheesecake

Written by Imad
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Many of you will be familiar with Woolworths’ beloved lunch counter. Woolworths is well-known for its signature Icebox Cheesecake. We don’t know how this classic was forgotten, but we are so glad that we did and recreated it. Woolworth Icebox Cheesecake, a no-bake lemon dessert, is easy to make and is perfect for when you want something light and refreshing at the end.


This was the first time that I made this cheesecake recipe. I can say that I fell in love with it instantly! You don’t need to bake this. All you need to do is to place it inside the fridge to chill for a couple of hours! Try this recipe now, and I am 100 percent certain that you and your loved ones are going to like it! What a refreshing treat this is!




• 1 (3 oz.) package lemon jello


• 1 cup boiling water


• 3 cups graham cracker crumbs


• 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted


• 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese


• 1 cup granulated sugar


• 4 tablespoons lemon juice


• 1 (12 oz.) can evaporated milk, chilled


How To Make No-Bake Woolworth Icebox Cheesecake


• In a medium bowl, dissolve jello in boiling water. Let cool 5-10 minutes, or until slightly thick.


• While jello cools, mix 3/4 graham cracker crumbs with melted butter in a medium bowl, then press into the bottom of 9×13-inch pan and set aside. Reserve remaining crumbs for topping.


• In a medium bowl, beat evaporated milk until whipped and fluffy. 2-4 minutes.


• In a separate, large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice together until smooth. Add in thickened jello, then fold in whipped evaporated milk.


• Spread filling evenly over crust and top with reserved graham cracker crumbs.


• Cover and chill at least 2 hours, or overnight. Slice, serve.


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