Merry Cherry Dessert
total time 3 hr 50 min
prep 20 min
18 servings, 2/3 cup each
- 1 can (21 oz.) cherry pie filling, divided
- 1-1/2 cups boiling water
- 1 pkg. (6 oz.) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin
- 1-1/2 cups cold water
- 4 cups angel food cake cubes
- 2 pkg. (3.4 oz. each) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
- 3 cups cold milk
- 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
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.
Garnish with PLANTERS Sliced Almonds or fresh mint sprigs just before serving.