Strawberry Gelatin Dessert Recipe
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Strawberry Gelatin Dessert Recipe

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"I love desserts and strawberries, so I try to combine the two whenever possible," says Virginia Myers of Altamont, Illinois. "This light fluffy gelatin treat goes over well whenever I serve it."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. + chilling
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. + chilling
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free strawberry gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) reduced-fat whipped topping

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 243 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Press into a greased 9-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. Combine strawberries and sugar in a small bowl; let stand for 20 minutes. In another bowl, dissolve gelatin in water. Drain berries, reserving the juice; add enough water to juice to measure 1 cup. Stir berries and juice mixture into gelatin. Refrigerate until partially set.
  3. Meanwhile, combine marshmallows and milk in a saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat until blended and smooth. Cool to room temperature, about 15 minutes. Fold in whipped topping, then gelatin mixture. Pour into prepared crust. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Gelatin Dessert in Taste of Home June/July 2001, p16

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 243 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Apr. 11, 2012

Waaaaay too many carbohydrates. I never use real sugar in any recipe--or marshmallows. IMO, this is not diabetic.

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Reviewed Jul. 20, 2011

Yummy!!! Everyone loved this dessert. It is light and full of flavor. This is easy to make. We will have this again.

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