Cool Tropical Coconut Dessert

Pat Duran


This has been a favorite- way back to my Tupperware Party days- remember this one ladies- was always a great presentation too.

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9 servings
15 Min
4 Hr


8 oz
jar cream cheese with pineapple, softened
1/4 c
granulated sugar
1 c
thawed whipped topping
1 pkg
strawberry glaze
1/2 c
flaked coconut, toasted or not
15 oz
can tropical fruit,drained
1 c
fresh sliced strawberries
kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced

How to Make Cool Tropical Coconut Dessert


  • 1Beat cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Fold in whipped topping and coconut. Line a small pizza pan or an 8-inch square glass dish or pie plate with waxed paper. Spread cream cheese mixture on paper, building up sides slightly to make a lip as for a pie crust-using the back of a spoon. Freeze this overnight or for 4 hours until firm. Remove from freezer- pull paper up and remove; spread strawberry glaze over crust - then arrange fruit on top; sprinkle a little more coconut on top if desired or a few mini chocolate chips. Cut into squares or wedges. Serve immediately. This recipe is similar to the sugar cookie crust version.
  • 2Note: Other fruit may be used instead of the canned fruit. Fresh blueberries, raspberries, grape halves, etc.

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About Cool Tropical Coconut Dessert

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Hashtags: #Fruit, #Cream, #cheese, #Cool, #Whip