Striped Delight vintage dessert recipe (1985)

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Striped Delight vintage dessert recipe (1985)

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This Striped Delight vintage dessert recipe — featuring one dark layer of chocolate pudding between two white layers of a light and creamy cheesecake-like filling — is one of several popular recipes featuring both Jell-O pudding and Cool Whip — complementary products owned by Kraft.

May 1985 Striped delight dessert recipe

With Jell-O Pudding, your next sweet temptation is just moments away.

Sinfully delicious. Delightfully simple.

Jell-O Pudding and Cool Whip combine with velvety cream cheese to create a sinfully delicious dessert that only takes 20 minutes to make. Thank heaven.

Striped Delight recipe


1-1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup melted butter
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
2 tbsp. milk
1 (8 oz.) container Cool Whip
2 packages (4 serving size) Jello brand chocolate instant pudding*
3-1/2 cups cold milk
Sprinkle with nuts (optional)

* Or use 1 package (6-serving size) instant pudding and 2-1/2 cups milk


1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and melted butter. Press firmly into bottom of 13×9-inch pan.

2. Beat cream cheese with sugar and 2 Tbsp. milk until smooth. Fold in half the whipped topping. Spread over crust.

3. Using 3-1/2 cups cold milk. prepare pudding as directed on package. Pour over cream cheese layer. Chill several hours or overnight.

4. Spread remaining whipped topping over pudding. Garnish with grated chocolate or chopped nuts, if desired.

Makes 12 to 15 servings

Variation: Try Striped Delight in Pistachio, Lemon and Butterscotch flavors, too.

ALSO SEE SEE: Get more great vintage dessert recipes made with pudding mix here! 

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Striped Delight

Striped Delight vintage dessert recipe (1985)

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