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21 Classy Ways To Use Cool Whip

One 8-ounce container of the original whipped topping: $1.99. Delicious nostalgia: Priceless.

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1. Funfetti Cool Whip Cookies

Boxed cake mix really shines when bolstered by Cool Whip's inimitable texture. Recipe here.
McKenzie Guymon / girllovesglam.com

Boxed cake mix really shines when bolstered by Cool Whip's inimitable texture. Recipe here.

2. Angel Food Cupcakes with Vanilla Almond Cool Whip Frosting

Recipe here.

3. Cake Batter Oreo Cheesecake Dip

Serve with extra Oreos for dippin'. Recipe here.
somethingswanky.com

Serve with extra Oreos for dippin'. Recipe here.

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4. Strawberry Jell-O Funfetti Poke Cake

One-bowl baking at its absolute finest. Recipe here.
shugarysweets.com

One-bowl baking at its absolute finest. Recipe here.

5. Three Ingredient Fruit Dip

Guaranteed to make it through an entire afternoon on the patio table under the hot sun without melting, souring, or perishing in any way. Recipe here.
Jessica Merchant / howsweeteats.com

Guaranteed to make it through an entire afternoon on the patio table under the hot sun without melting, souring, or perishing in any way. Recipe here.

6. Frozen Coffee

Probably not much different than Coffee-Mate, TBH. Recipe here.
Angie McGowan / babble.com

Probably not much different than Coffee-Mate, TBH. Recipe here.

7. Frozen Snickers Pie

Sometimes that freezer-aisle Snickers ice cream cake doesn't cut it and you want something a little more homemade. Recipe here.
shugarysweets.com

Sometimes that freezer-aisle Snickers ice cream cake doesn't cut it and you want something a little more homemade. Recipe here.

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8. Easy Boston Cream Pie Cake

Recipe here.
Tara Kuczykowski / unsophisticook.com

Recipe here.

9. Cool Whip Marshmallows

Warning: these marshmallows will melt into a thin, clear liquid if toasted for s'mores. Recipe here.
sayyes.com

Warning: these marshmallows will melt into a thin, clear liquid if toasted for s'mores. Recipe here.

10. No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Bites

Recipe here.
Dana DeVolk / thissillygirlslife.com

Recipe here.

11. Ambrosia Salad

This unlikely but classic mixture of canned fruit, Cool Whip, desiccated coconut flakes, and marshmallows has really stood the test of time. Recipe here.
Michelle Norris / browneyedbaker.com

This unlikely but classic mixture of canned fruit, Cool Whip, desiccated coconut flakes, and marshmallows has really stood the test of time. Recipe here.

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12. Andes Mint Cheesecake Brownie Pie

Recipe here.
Jocelyn Brubaker / insidebrucrewlife.com

Recipe here.

13. Skinny Strawberry Jell-O Cream Pie Cannolis

Forget mascarpone filling; these are stuffed with a luscious mix Cool Whip and strawberry Jell-O. Recipe here.
Shawn Syphus / iwashyoudry.com

Forget mascarpone filling; these are stuffed with a luscious mix Cool Whip and strawberry Jell-O. Recipe here.

14. Cool and Easy Strawberry Pie

Recipe here.
Tonya Diehl / loveoffamilyandhome.net

Recipe here.

15. Limeade Fruit Dip

Red and green are complimentary colors, so know that when dipping blueberries, bananas, cake cubes, aesthetics may vary. Recipe here.
lecremedelacrumb.com

Red and green are complimentary colors, so know that when dipping blueberries, bananas, cake cubes, aesthetics may vary. Recipe here.

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16. No-Bake Cookie Dough Cheesecake

Why cook when you can just... layer? Recipe here.
Lisa Longley / wineandglue.com

Why cook when you can just... layer? Recipe here.

17. Cookie Salad

AKA the only salad. Recipe here.

18. Banana Split Parfait

No need to chase after that ice cream truck. Recipe here.
Judy Hannemann / bakeatmidnite.com

No need to chase after that ice cream truck. Recipe here.

19. Nutella Cookie Butter Rocket Pops

I did some math (OK, counting) for you, and it turns out that these 4-ingredient popsicles actually have a total of 33 ingredients, which seems like serious bang for your buck. Recipe here.
Alexandra Steinmetz / the-dandy-life.com

I did some math (OK, counting) for you, and it turns out that these 4-ingredient popsicles actually have a total of 33 ingredients, which seems like serious bang for your buck. Recipe here.

20. No-Bake Strawberry Lemon Cookie Pie

Though simple at first glance, this dessert is hiding serious layers. Recipe here.
lifeloveandsugar.com

Though simple at first glance, this dessert is hiding serious layers. Recipe here.

21. Milky Way Brownies

Why go through the trouble of whipping up a perfectly light chocolate mousse (so archaic, so mundane!), when you can just melt chocolate chips and mix them with COOL whip? Recipe here.
Jocelyn Brubaker / insidebrucrewlife.com

Why go through the trouble of whipping up a perfectly light chocolate mousse (so archaic, so mundane!), when you can just melt chocolate chips and mix them with COOL whip? Recipe here.