Old-Fashioned Ice Box Dessert

49  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 3 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 15 servings.

Ripe fruit and toasted coconut top this iconic graham-cracker-and-creamy-pudding dessert for a fresh take on a classic. And it's just as delicious now as it always was.

Old-Fashioned Ice Box Dessert Recipe

Ingredients

  • 7-1/2 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, broken in half (15 squares)
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
  • 1 cup quartered strawberries
  • 4 kiwis, chopped
  • 1/3 cup flaked coconut, toasted

Instructions

  • Cover  bottom of 13x9-inch pan with grahams.
  • Beat  cream cheese in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Gradually add milk, mixing until well blended after each addition. Add dry pudding mix; beat 1 min. Gently stir in half the COOL WHIP; spread over grahams. Cover with remaining COOL WHIP and fruit.
  • Refrigerate  several hours. Top with coconut just before serving.

Recipe Tips

How to Toast CoconutSpread coconut evenly into thin layer on baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 7 to 12 min. or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Size-WiseSweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 15 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 190 
    • Total fat 10 g
    • Saturated fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 25 mg
    • Sodium 220 mg
    • Carbohydrate 23 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 15 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 6 %DV
    • Vitamin C 45 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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