Strawberry-Vanilla Layered Dessert

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

1/3
cup graham cracker crumbs
5
(8-oz.) containers low-fat plain yogurt
2
(5.1-oz.) or 3 (3.4-oz.) pkg. instant vanilla pudding and pie filling mix
2
envelopes unflavored gelatin
2/3
cup water
1/4
cup sugar
2
(10-oz.) pkg. frozen strawberries in syrup
1
(8-oz.) container frozen light whipped topping, thawed
20
fresh strawberries, bunny-shaped pastel marshmallows, pastel cream mint kisses or bunny-shaped jelly candies

Steps

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  • 1
    Generously spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Add graham cracker crumbs; tilt dish to coat bottom evenly.
  • 2
    In large bowl with electric mixer, beat yogurt and pudding mix at low speed for 2 minutes or until mixture thickens. Carefully spoon small mounds into crumb-coated dish; gently spread into even layer. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate while preparing strawberry topping.
  • 3
    In small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water. Let stand 1 minute to soften. Heat over low heat until dissolved, stirring frequently. Add sugar; cook and stir until dissolved. Pour mixture into blender container.
  • 4
    Break up frozen strawberries and syrup into chunks. Add to gelatin mixture all at once; blend until smooth. Scrape down sides of blender container as necessary during blending. (Mixture will set up quickly.)
  • 5
    In large bowl, combine strawberry mixture and whipped topping; stir gently until well blended. Spoon small mounds onto pudding mixture; gently spread into even layer.
  • 6
    Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time. Just before serving, top with fresh strawberries. To serve, cut into squares. Store in refrigerator.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Using frozen strawberries reduces the preparation time by making the gelatin layer set up in the blender.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
19g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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