strawberry cream dessert

★★★★★ 2
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By Cassie *
from Somewhere, PA

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.

★★★★★ 2
serves 12 - 16
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For strawberry cream dessert

  • 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

How To Make strawberry cream dessert

  • 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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