Betty's Emerald Isle Dessert- St. Patrick's Day

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Mar. 12, 2014

Betty demonstrates how to make a St. Patrick's Day Dessert. This is a beautiful emerald green dessert dressed up for St. Patrick's Day.


For making vanilla pudding mix
Vanilla pudding mix 6 Ounce (2 (3
Milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Other ingredients
Lime jello 6 Ounce (2 (3
Milk 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
For crust
Soda crackers 40 , crushed
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Melted butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
For garnish
Whipped topping 2 Tablespoon (Cool Whip as needed)
Green maraschino cherries 4 (as needed)



1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.


2. Prepare vanilla pudding mix as per package instruction with milk.

3. Sprinkle dry lime Jello mix over hot vanilla pudding. Stir well.

4. Pour 1 ½ cups milk, mix well, cover with plastic wrap, and set aside to cool.

For Crust:

5. In a 13-inch by 9-inch by 2-inch Pyrex dish, combine crushed cracker, sugar, and melted butter. Mix well and press evenly in bottom of dish.

6. Pop the dish in oven and bake for about 7-9 minutes or until golden. Remove crust from oven and cool.


7. Pour pudding mixture into cooled crust. Refrigerate until pudding is set.


8. Cut into squares and serve topped with whipped topping and green maraschino cherry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 15

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 313Calories from Fat 80

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 486 mg20.25%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 22 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet