Strawberry Dessert

This is a pretty dessert. We used to make it back home with raspberries (frozen from the previous year’s crop from the garden) and raspberry jelly powder. It was a picnic favorite.

Strawberry Dessert
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Layered dessert with graham crumb crust, fruit and jelly layer topped with whipped cream and melted marshmallows.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 16
  • 1½ cups graham wafer crumbs
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 strawberry jelly powder
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 package (10 oz.) frozen sliced strawberries, partially thawed
  • 20 large marshmallows
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup whipping cream, whipped
  1. Mix graham wafer crumbs, sugar and melted butter together. Reserve about ¼ cup of the crumbs and spread the rest in the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  2. Mix jelly powder and boiling water. Chill until slightly set, then stir in the strawberries. Pour over the crumb crust.
  3. Melt the marshmallows and milk together. Let cool. Fold in the whipped cream. Spread over the strawberry layer.
  4. Top with the reserved crumb mixture. Refrigerate several hours or overnight. Cut into squares to serve.


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