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Grave Yard Treats Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cyndi & Larry Waller
Added: Saturday, October 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 c chocolate wafer cookie crumbs divided
1/2 c sugar divided
1/2 c ( 1 Stick ) butter or margarine, melted
1 8oz. pkge cream cheese cubed and softened
1 tub ( 12 oz.) cool whip topping, thawed
1 pkge 8 serving size or 2 - 4 serving size Orange flavored gelatin ( Jello Brand works better)
2 c boiling water
1/2 c cold water
Rectangular or oval shaped sandwich cutter
Decorator Icings, candy corn & candy corn pumpkin shape

Directions:
Directions:
Mix 2 c cookie crumbs, 1/4 c sugar & melted butter with fork in a 13x9 bakinf pan until crumbs are well moistened. Press firmly onto bottom of pan to form crust. Refrigerate
Beat cream cheese and remaining 1/4 c sugar in a medium bowl with a wire whisk until smooth. Gently fold in 1/2 of the whipped topping. Spread evenly over crust
In a medium bowl stir boiling water over gelatin until gelatin dissolves ( 2 minutes) , Mix cold water with ice to make 1 1/2 c, add to gelatin; stir until slightly thickened( consistency of unbeaten egg whites) Remaove any remaining Ice cubes. Spoon gelatin over cream cheese layer
Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Spread remaining whipped topping over gelatin just before serving
Decorate with shead stone sandwich cookies & candy corn & corn pumpkins to resemble a grave yard. Bon Appe'tit

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Unknown 10-30
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes - 3 hours inactive
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
serving depends on amount of head stones and how big you want to cut the pieces

 

 

 

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