21 Classy Ways To Use Cool Whip

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

1. Funfetti Cool Whip Cookies

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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.

4. Strawberry Jell-O Funfetti Poke Cake

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

5. Three Ingredient Fruit Dip

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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

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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.

8. Easy Boston Cream Pie Cake

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Recipe here.

9. Cool Whip Marshmallows

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.

11. Ambrosia Salad

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

12. Andes Mint Cheesecake Brownie Pie

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Recipe here.

13. Skinny Strawberry Jell-O Cream Pie Cannolis

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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.

15. Limeade Fruit Dip

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

16. No-Bake Cookie Dough Cheesecake

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

18. Banana Split Parfait

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

19. Nutella Cookie Butter Rocket Pops

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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.

21. Milky Way Brownies

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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.

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