July 4th Dessert Bowl

17  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 2 hr 20 min total
  • 16 servings, about 2/3 cup each.

July 4th Dessert Bowl Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 2 pkg. (3.4 oz. each) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
  • 48 NILLA Wafers
  • 1/4 cup each red and blue colored sugars
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup  sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 2 bananas, sliced

Instructions

  • Beat  cream cheese in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in milk. Add pudding mixes; beat until well blended. Gently stir in 2 cups COOL WHIP.
  • Brush  tops of wafers with water. Sprinkle 16 wafers with red sugar, 16 wafers with blue sugar and remaining wafers with granulated sugar.
  • Arrange  24 wafers on bottom and up side of 2-1/2-qt. bowl, alternating colors of wafers. Spoon half the pudding mixture into bowl; top with layers of half each of the fruits. Cover with layers of remaining wafers, pudding mixture and fruits.
  • Top  with remaining COOL WHIP. Refrigerate 2 hours.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseYou'll know it's a special occasion when you get to enjoy a serving of this patriotic dessert!

Family FunGarnish dessert with small paper American flags just before serving.

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Nutrition Information

16 servings, about 2/3 cup each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 270 
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Sodium 300 mg
  • Carbohydrate 41 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 31 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 15 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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