Castaway Island Pie

Get creative with this dessert pie! Cream cheese, gelatin & whipped topping make a beautiful island with cracker crumbs sprinkled for sand.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 2 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2
cups graham cracker crumbs
6
tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
2
tablespoons sugar

Filling

1
(3-oz.) pkg. berry blue flavor gelatin
1
cup boiling water
1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
(8-oz.) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

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  • 1 In medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, margarine and 2 tablespoons sugar; mix well. Reserve 1/3 cup crumb mixture for garnish. Press remaining mixture in 9-inch pie pan.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine gelatin and boiling water; stir until dissolved. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar until fluffy. Reserve 1 cup of whipped topping for garnish. Add remaining whipped topping to cream cheese mixture; stir gently to mix. Add gelatin mixture; stir gently until well blended. Pour into graham cracker crust. Refrigerate 1 hour or until set.
  • 4 Mound reserved whipped topping onto center of pie to resemble island. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture on topping to resemble sand. Decorate island as desired with bear-shaped graham crackers, small paper umbrellas, and other small candies or snacks.
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, margarine and 2 tablespoons sugar; mix well. Reserve 1/3 cup crumb mixture for garnish. Press remaining mixture in 9-inch pie pan.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine gelatin and boiling water; stir until dissolved. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar until fluffy. Reserve 1 cup of whipped topping for garnish. Add remaining whipped topping to cream cheese mixture; stir gently to mix. Add gelatin mixture; stir gently until well blended. Pour into graham cracker crust. Refrigerate 1 hour or until set.
  • 4 Mound reserved whipped topping onto center of pie to resemble island. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture on topping to resemble sand. Decorate island as desired with bear-shaped graham crackers, small paper umbrellas, and other small candies or snacks.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
34g
34%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 5 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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