Healthy Strawberry Dessert

Healthy Strawberry Dessert is a delicious, creamy, rich-tasting dessert and/or salad recipe for large dinner crowds. Once you, your family and guests try this it will become one of your favorites for every Thanksgiving, Christmas, Mothers-Day, Fathers-Day and Easter holiday meal. It takes only (25) minutes to prepare this decadent dessert. Summary: Fresh strawberries, cream cheese, stawberry gelatin and whipped topping are the main ingredients which are layered over a crushed pretzel crust. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low cholesterol, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (20) servings. Healthy Strawberry Dessert will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.healthy-strawberry-dessert
Refrigeration Time: 4-1/2 Hours.
Total Time: About 5 Hours.


1-1/2 cups finely crushed pretzels
1/2 cup sugar, divided
1 stick margarine, melted
1-1/2 bars (8 oz each) Neufchatel cheese, softened
2 Tbsp skim milk
1 cup sugar-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 cups boiling water
1 (0.6 oz) box sugar-free strawberry gelatin
1-1/2 cups cold water
4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced


1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Mix together the pretzel crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and margarine; press onto bottom of a 13 x 9-inch pan. Bake 10 minutes Cool.

3. Beat the Neufchatel, remaining sugar and milk until blended. Stir in the thawed whipped topping; spread over crust. Refrigerate until ready to use.

4. Add boiling water to gelatin mix in a large bowl; stir 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Refrigerate 1-1/2 hours or until thickened. Stir in strawberries; spoon over Neufchatel layer. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Cut into 20 equal sized squares.

Yield: 20 Servings.

Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Carbohydrate + 1-1/2 Fat

Calories: 110, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 160mg, Carbohydrates: 10g, Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 6g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 6 %DV, Vitamin C: 25 %DV, Calcium: 2 %DV, Iron: 0 %DV

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods.

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