Frozen Cinco De Mayo Dessert

18  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 5 hr 30 min total
  • Makes 24 servings.

Each cool mouthful of tangy citrus and berry flavor finishes with the crunch of coconut crust. This is a party dessert for cinco de any month.

Frozen Cinco De Mayo Dessert Recipe

Ingredients

  • 61 NILLA Wafers, divided
  • 1 cup flaked coconut, toasted
  • 1/2 cup almonds, toasted, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 qt. (4 cups) lime sherbet, softened
  • 1 qt. (4 cups) orange sherbet, softened
  • 1 qt. (4 cups) raspberry sherbet, softened

Instructions

  • Preheat  oven to 350°F. Finely crush 37 of the wafers. Mix wafer crumbs, coconut, almonds and butter until well blended. Press firmly onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 8 to 10 min. or until lightly browned; cool.
  • Spread  layers of each of the different flavored sherbets over cooled crust, freezing each layer until firm before topping with the next layer.
  • Freeze  at least 4 hours. Remove from freezer about 10 min. before serving; let stand at room temperature to soften slightly. Cut into 24 squares. Top each with 1 of the remaining 24 wafers just before serving. Store any leftover dessert in freezer.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseYou'll know it's a special occasion when you get to enjoy a serving of this festive dessert!

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Nutrition Information

Makes 24 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 230 
    • Total fat 10 g
    • Saturated fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 15 mg
    • Sodium 160 mg
    • Carbohydrate 35 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 30 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 2 g
    • Vitamin A 4 %DV
    • Vitamin C 2 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 4 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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