Got a tub of Cool Whip in your freezer? Turn it into something delicious with these 27 cool whip recipe ideas!
Admit it; we’re fans of Cool Whip.
We often use it to take our Ambrosia Salad and No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie up an extra notch.
It’s a kitchen essential loved by many due to its sweet flavor and truly creamy textural nuance.
The well-known dessert topping elevates simple desserts, but it can also be used as a quick snack by simply spooning it straight from the tub. Oh, yum!
If you’re here looking for tasty Cool Whip desserts, then you’re welcome in advance!
Get ready to get inspired with this one-of-a-kind compilation of surprisingly good recipes with Cool Whip.
Decadent cakes, salads, and pies—anything worth craving for is compiled here.
P.S Don’t miss the crowd-pleaser #26!
1. No-Bake Jello Pie
Prepare five simple ingredients to create this refreshing and bright no-bake jello pie.
Yep, no oven needed!
Before serving, ensure to top each slice with a dollop of whipped cream and fresh cherry to make it more visually appealing.
Cream cheese, Cool Whip, and Swiss rolls.
What could be a better combo?
This luscious cake contains cherry pie filling that’s a great pair with the chocolate.
Make the dessert ahead of time and chill it in the refrigerator while waiting for guests to come over.
Or store for up to four days!
You won’t believe how easy it is to create an ice cream cake at home.
This frozen treat is best served during the summer, filled with vanilla wafers, nuts, and cool whip.
Don’t forget to drizzle the ice cream cake crust with chocolate or caramel sauce!
4. Tiramisu Pie
This recipe has layers of baked pie crust, coffee-soaked ladyfingers, mascarpone cream, whipped cream, and finishes with cocoa powder.
The result? A yummy dessert destined to impress!
Make sure to double the recipe as this pie will disappear in seconds, trust me.
This creamy pineapple fluff pie offers smooth, crunchy, and sweet indulgence with a hint of briny undertone in every bite.
To make the pie filling, simply mix cream cheese, Cool Whip, pineapple, and sugar to make the pie filling.
6. Pink Dessert
Make this pink dessert at a special gathering, and expect it to become the talk of the party!
It’s light, fluffy, and loaded with cherries, walnuts, pineapples, and marshmallows.
Ensure to drain crushed pineapples to avoid making the treat too watery.
This copycat version of the Dole pineapple whip is undeniably delicious yet easy to whip up.
It takes a few minutes to make!
Start by blending all the ingredients in a food processor.
Transfer the blend to a piping bag and start filling the cups.
You don’t need to own an ice cream maker to indulge in a creamy, delicious frozen dessert.
All you need is this recipe!
Best served during potlucks, this creamy delight is packed with fruity flavor, thanks to the addition of pineapple, bananas, and walnuts.
Imagine a white cake soaked in a coconut milk mixture and finished with lemon curd, whipped topping, and coconut.
W-O-W it is!
The sweetness of coconut blends beautifully with the sharp taste of lemon.
Every bite of this luscious cake brings a party to your mouth.
This ice cream cake recipe tastes just like an orange creamsicle you always love, but with an ice cream cake vibe!
The best part is that it only takes less than an hour to whip up.
The blend of orange and ice cream is top-rated, too!
11. Ambrosia Cake
This old-fashioned ambrosia cake is the star of upcoming family gatherings.
It has a mandarin orange-based layer and fluffy pineapple frosting.
Store the cake in an airtight container and slide it into your fridge to enjoy the dessert all day long.
Shredded coconut is also a great addition to the frosted cake.
This sweet and cool salad is more like a dessert.
It’s sweet and deliciously cool.
Serving it at your potluck is sure to be a big hit!
Plus, it’s oh-so-creamy and laden with marshmallows, coconut, and rainbow sprinkles.
Add chopped pecans for a nice crunch!
13. Pineapple Fluff
This no-bake pineapple fluff requires Cool Whip, pineapple (obviously), marshmallows, instant pudding, pecans, and coconut.
The great thing about this fun dessert is it’s customizable.
Use coconut extract instead of coconut cream or add a dash of rum extract to incorporate Pina Colada-ish taste.
Cool Whip is the heart of this strawberry jello salad recipe. It’s a simple dessert yet delicious enough to please everyone at the table.
Add a dollop of homemade Cool Whip (or store-bought) and a slice of fresh strawberries.
You can’t spell DELICIOUS without Cool Whip!
And this simple chocolate mousse proves it all.
Surprisingly easy and fun, this tasty dessert takes only minutes to prepare, but it makes a fancy entree for special occasions.
This layered pudding dessert doesn’t just look amazing, but its flavor is inarguably topnotch.
It has layers of cheesecake filling, pudding, and of course, Cool Whip.
Its chocolate goodness will keep you coming back for more!
Looking for desserts with cool whip that’s perfect for peanut butter lovers?
This 2 ingredient Cool Whip recipe should get you started!
In this recipe, peanut butter powder and Cool Whip are combined and piped into muffin cups before being frozen for a couple of hours.
This fun spin on a shortcake recipe showcases yummy frozen cheesecake stuffed between two strawberry-based shortcakes.
They’re so cute and shiny! Eat them right away or freeze them for later consumption.
Both options are incredibly delicious.
This blueberry-based delight is dreamy, creamy, and tasty; it’s ready and willing to satisfy your sugar cravings.
The blueberry pie filling sits on a pecan crust with a creamy layer of cream cheese lush.
The pie crust requires bake time, but the rest is no-bake.
The homemade chocolate cake in this ultra-sweet trifle recipe combines wonderfully with Cool Whip, caramel sauce, toffee, and condensed milk.
Sprinkling the trifle more Skor bars are pretty much the ideal thing to do as the ingredient makes it even more enjoyable.
In this recipe, the flavor of pistachio pudding interplays so nicely with the creaminess of whipped toppings and the texture of the crackers and nuts.
Together, expect a dessert with the perfect balance.
Ensure to allow the cake to chill for at least four hours before serving.
These red velvet cake mix cookies are super moist and soft.
Well, no other than…Cool Whip!
To make, mix all ingredients to create a thick dough.
Bake for a couple of minutes, and you’re good to go.
Nutella lovers, assemble!
You’re only a few pantry staples away from this Nutella-based treat.
Even better, it doesn’t require any fruit juice-based pop— combine Cool Whip, Nutella, and milk in a mixer, then freeze.
Cool Whip, Greek yogurt, granola, and peanut butter unite to create a refreshing sweet treat bound to entertain.
Be adventurous! Consider trying different flavors like blueberry.
Or go the extra mile by adding more peanut butter.
Get ready to make your holiday a lot more exciting with this old-fashioned cherry fluff filled with pecans, Cool Whip, and pineapple.
It only takes five minutes of your time.
Plus, making one only involves mixing and chilling!
Not a fan of cherry? Use strawberry or blueberry pie filling instead.
Give your favorite ice cream-based dessert a fun twist by adding banana pudding, Cool Whip, crushed pineapple, and nuts!
Not only that it’s loaded with banana split toppings, but this crowd-pleaser is also full of sweet goodness from other fresh fruits.
Last but not least, these adorable no-bake cheesecakes with lemon Oreo indulgence.
They’re light yet rich enough to be satisfying in small portions.
Be sure to prepare some chocolate orange sticks to garnish these cheesecakes with.
The bottom line
Who would have thought that there are a bunch of things you can create out of a Cool Whip tub.
So cool, huh?
Now try these easy Cool Whip desserts that prove the synthetic whipped cream is more versatile and delicious than you thought.
If you’re undecided, I recommend picking Peanut Butter Whip as the entry only calls for two basic ingredients.
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27 YUMMY Ways To Use Cool Whip
Got a tub of Cool Whip? It's time to try these 27 heavenly Cool Whip recipes; our #26 will surprise you!
- No-Bake Jello Pie
- No-Bake Cherry Swiss Rolls Cake
- Drumstick Ice Cream Cake
- Tiramisu Pie
- Pineapple Fluff Pie
- Pink Dessert
- Copycat Dole Pineapple Whip
- Frozen Champagne Salad
- Coconut And Lemon Poke Cake
- Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake
- Ambrosia Cake
- Angel Fluff Salad
- Pineapple Fluff
- Strawberry Jello Salad
- Simple Chocolate Mousse
- Chocolate Delight
- Peanut Butter Whip
- Frozen Cheesecake Strawberry Shortcake Sandwiches
- No-Bake Blueberry Delight
- Better Than Sex Trifle
- Pistachio Pudding Icebox Cake
- Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies
- Nutella Popsicles
- Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars
- Grandma's Cherry Fluff
- Banana Split Fluff Salad
- Lemon Oreo No-Bake Cheesecakes
- Check out our list of Cool Whip recipes for your next gathering!
- Gather the ingredients and start making some.
- Indulge and share your thoughts on our Facebook page.