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Creamy Cranberry Dessert

Creamy Cranberry Dessert


  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 package (8-serving size) JELL-O Brand Cranberry Flavor Gelatin
  • 1 cup cold cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 tub (8 ounces) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
  • 1 can (16 ounces) whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 10 vanilla creme-filled pirouette cookies, cut in half


  1. Stir boiling water into dry gelatin mix in large bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Stir in juice.
  2. Refrigerate 1 1/4 hours or until slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg whites).
  3. Add 2 cups of the whipped topping; stir with wire whisk until well blended. Stir in cranberry sauce.
  4. Pour into 9 x 5-inch loaf pan. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.
  5. Unmold dessert onto serving plate.
  6. Frost with the remaining whipped topping.
  7. Press cookies vertically into sides of dessert.
  8. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.

10 servings

Substitute: Prepare as directed, using 2 packages (4-serving size each) JELL-O Brand Cranberry Flavor Gelatin.

Variation: Prepare as directed, substituting JELL-O Brand Orange Flavor Gelatin for the cranberry flavor gelatin and cold water for the cranberry juice cocktail.

Looking for something to serve at your next holiday get-together? This impressive dessert makes enough for 10 servings.

Nutritional Information: Calories 280 Total fat 7 g Saturated fat 6 g Cholesterol 5 mg Sodium 115 mg Carbohydrate 52 g Dietary fiber 0 g Sugars 45 g Protein 3 g

Vitamin A 0 %DV Vitamin C 15 %DV Calcium 2 %DV Iron 0 %DV

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