Carolyn’s Jello Cheesecake

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Servings: 12 servings
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Easy

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1 pint fresh strawberries, plus extra for garnish
2   ready-made light graham cracker crusts
3   (0.3-ounce) box sugar free strawberry jello
1   (12-ounce) container low-fat (1%) cottage cheese
1   (8-ounce) container frozen light whipped topping thawed





Put cottage cheese in a blender.  Make 2 boxes of the Jello, using 1 cup of hot and one cup of cold water.  At once, before it jells, add to cottage cheese.  Blend until smooth.  Pour evenly into crust and refrigerate until set.  Cut up fruit and place on top of pie.  Make up remaining package Jello per instructions on box.  Pour it on top of fruit and put it in refrigerator until set.  Put whipped topping on top.  Garnish with more fruit.

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does this make 2 pies? The ingredients say 2 pie crust.

By Stephanie on January 23, 2012


love your show and the humor between your guest. my husband and I watch your show while we are eating supper and often are enjoying one of your recipes.

By chriss on January 15, 2012


it was wonnnnderful!!! I made an ate three, all by myself!Great job!

By katelyn.. on September 26, 2011


Dear Paula I just love watching you on the food network and your food looks soo good; but the majority of what you cook, I can't eat beacuse I'm a diabetic. Do you have any receipes desserts and just regular foods for us diabetics thats taking insulin? Thank You Paula for your time and effort for answering our emails. Also, I need the address to your restaurant.

By Gloria Thomas on June 06, 2011


Dear Paula I watch you all the time, my husband and i are both diabetic and would love more recipes. I am going to try the strawberry and cottage cheese one thanks!!!!!!

By caffey noble on May 31, 2011


Man, I saw this recipe on TV this week and thought it would be great for a BBQ Saturday. Very easy to make and delicious. No intense cheese flavor like another reviewer said. Looking forward to experimenting with other flavors! smile

By Anonymous on August 16, 2010


This is superb! My husband and I are diabetic and this light, delicious and refreshing dessert is a wonderful addition to our menu. Thank you so much for sharing! It's so easy to make is very pretty, too. I'm going to try a peach one next and very soon!:)FYI: One pie is 3/4 c. cottage cheese and 1/2 cup hot & cold water for 1 box, then the regular recipe for the 2nd box.

By Anonymous on August 09, 2010


Excellent! I love the fact that you get a delicious dessert without a ton of sugar and fat.

By Anonymous on April 22, 2010


This is a good recipe and figure friendly. I made this pie with sugar free peach jello and fresh peaches and is was wonderful.

By Nanniereid on June 20, 2009

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