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Raspberry Icebox Dessert Recipe

Raspberry Icebox Dessert Recipe

After tasting this dessert at a church social, I just had to track down the recipe. I was thrilled to learn how easy it is to make. With its smooth pudding layer and colorful berry topping, it's a hit with everyone who tries it. -Magdalene Dyck, Burns Lake, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) raspberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 3 cups fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 32 squares)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups cold milk
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the gelatin and water; stir until gelatin and water; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Fold in the raspberries. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until syrupy.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, brown sugar and butter. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. dish.
  • 3. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix on for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set.
  • 4. In another bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add pudding. Spread over crust. Spoon gelatin mixture over the top. Chill until set. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 239 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 291 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.