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Merry Cherry Dessert

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18 servings, 2/3 cup each

What is this fruity gelatin dessert with fluffy topping so merry about? Probably knows it’s perfect for a holiday party crowd.

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  • Reserve 1/3 cup cherry pie filling for garnish; set aside. Add boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir at least 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water and remaining cherry pie filling. Refrigerate 45 min. or until slightly thickened.
  • Place cake cubes in 3-qt. serving bowl; cover with gelatin mixture. Refrigerate 45 min. or until gelatin layer is set but not firm.
  • Beat pudding mixes and milk in large bowl with whisk 2 min. Stir in 2 cups COOL WHIP; spoon over gelatin layer in bowl. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Top with remaining COOL WHIP and reserved cherry pie filling.


Prepare as directed with lite cherry pie filling, fat-free milk and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.


Prepare using 2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin.

Special Extra

Garnish with PLANTERS Sliced Almonds or fresh mint sprigs just before serving.


  • 18 servings, 2/3 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 18 servings, 2/3 cup each
Calories 190
Total fat 3.5g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 300mg
Carbohydrate 38g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 33g
Protein 3g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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