Strawberry Cream Dessert

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This is a yummy, refreshing dessert for a hot summer day. Delicious!


You can switch the Vanilla sandwich cookies for Chocolate if you prefer. I have made it both ways..vanilla being my favorite. This dessert can also be frozen.


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Serves:

12 - 16

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

30
vanilla sandwich cookies or chocolate
1/2 c
butter, melted
1
(6-ounce) package strawberry-flavored gelatin
1 - 3/4 c
boiling water
1
(6-ounce) can pineapple-orange juice
1/2 c
cold water
2 c
mashed or pureed strawberries (about 3 cups whole berries)
1
(8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crush the sandwich cookies by placing in a heavy-duty plastic bag and pounding with a rolling pin. Place in 13 x 9 glass baking dish.

Pour melted butter over, mix well with fork, and press the buttered crumbs into the bottom of the pan. Set aside.
2
In large bowl, combine gelatin with the boiling water. Stir until the gelatin mixture completely dissolves. Add the pineapple-orange juice and the cold water and stir well. Then add the strawberry puree. Refrigerate until the mixture becomes a bit thicker.
3
Using a wire whisk, stir in the thawed whipped topping until smooth. Chill in refrigerator for 10-20 minutes longer or until mixture thickens a bit more but is not set. Then pour over crumb crust in baking dish.

Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or until set. You can also freeze this dessert.

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