Cool ‘n easy Easter pie: A festive pink no-bake dessert for spring

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Hunting for an easy Easter dessert?

With strawberries appearing in the supermarket, now is the perfect time to try the simple favorite Cool ‘n easy Easter pie.

It’s so easy! Combine juicy ripe strawberries with fruity strawberry gelatin and a tub of whipped topping. Pour the mixture into a prepared graham cracker crust, and you have a creamy springtime dessert that requires no baking!

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With tasty springtime desserts like these, grown-ups and kids alike will anticipate the arrival of the Easter Bunny and the springtime season.

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Pink cool ‘n easy Easter pie retro recipe from 1996

Retro recipe Cool n easy Easter pie (1996)

Pink Easter pie recipe

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Cool 'n easy no-bake Easter pie (1996)

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes


  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 1 package (4 serving size) Jell-O strawberry gelatin - or any flavor
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 tub (8 ounces) Cool Whip, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker pie crust (6 ounces)


  1. Stir boiling water into gelatin in large bowl for 2 minutes until completely dissolved.
  2. Mix cold water and ice to make 1-1/4 cups. Add to gelatin, stirring until slightly thickened. Remove any remaining ice.
  3. Stir in whipped topping with wire whisk until smooth. Refrigerate 10 minutes until mixture will mound. Spoon into crust.
  4. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.
  5. Store leftover pie in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 118Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 111mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 0gSugar: 4gProtein: 2g

Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

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  1. We used to make these Jell-o/Cool Whip pies all the time in the 70s and 80s. They were easy, delicious, and you could change them up simply by selecting a different flavor of Jell-o.

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