1 (3 ounce) box lemon gelatin
1 1/4 cups boiling water
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon lemon extract
Juice of 1 lemon
1/2 pint whipping cream
Chill a large mixing bowl.
Dissolve package lemon Jell-O in boiling water.
Add sugar and lemon juice. Let stand until it begins to thicken.
Roll vanilla wafers into fine crumbs and cover the bottom of 8 x 10-inch baking dish with them (save some for topping).
Pour whipping cream into the chilled mixing bowl, and whip until very stiff.
Flavor the lemon Jell-O with the lemon extract. Whip Jell-O until smooth. Add immediately to whipped cream. Fold both together.
Pour into baking dish over the vanilla wafers.
Cover the top with the leftover vanilla wafer crumbs.
Place in refrigerator to set.
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