12 Easy Southern Recipes with Cool Whip

By: Terrie Hayes, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com

For beautifully obvious reasons, Cool Whip and fruit are like two peas in a pod. They just simply go together with absolutely delicious results. In this collection of 12 Easy Southern Recipes with Cool Whip, you will find an amazing selection of some of the prettiest, most divine Southern dessert recipes ever created in a Southern kitchen. From Cool Whip topped cupcakes with a scrumptious chopped banana pudding filling, to a dreamy pumpkin pie with layers of heavenly pumpkin and chocolate, you will be surprised at how quickly and easily you can turn wonderfully simple ingredients into spectacular desserts everyone will love. Every single recipe has been kitchen perfected to be incredibly tasty, so you'll want to be sure to try them all!


12 Easy Southern Recipes with Cool Whip


12 Easy Southern Recipes with Cool Whip

Table of Contents


Homemade Cake Recipes with Cool Whip


Luscious No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Luscious No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Bars - A little sweet and a little tart, these creamy and crumbly, easy dessert bars feature Cool Whip, cream cheese, lemon juice, and lemon sandwich cookies and make for a perfectly sweet summer treat.


Banana Pudding Cupcakes

Banana Pudding Cupcakes - A peak of Cool Whip with crumbled vanilla wafers tops these divinely moist banana pudding cupcakes. Inside the hollowed-out middle is a scrumptious filling made with vanilla pudding mix, cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, and diced banana.


Ode-to-Elvis Poke Cake

Ode-to-Elvis Poke Cake - The King's favorite flavor combo of bananas, peanut butter, and bacon comes together in this easy Southern recipe with Cool Whip. Moist yellow cake (with peanut butter added) is topped with banana cream pudding, Cool Whip, crumbled bacon, and a peanut butter glaze.


Aunt Betty's Gussied-Up Orange Cake

Aunt Betty's Gussied-Up Orange Cake - Yellow cake mix with crushed Mandarin oranges is layered and enveloped in a heavenly frosting with pineapple, coconut, pecans, vanilla pudding mix, and whipped topping.


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Homemade Pie Recipes with Cool Whip


No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Pie

No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Pie - Fresh strawberry pie is always a pretty and delicious complement to any summer dessert table. This easy Southern recipe features Cool Whip, cream cheese, store-bought graham cracker crust, and sweetened condensed milk.


No-Bake Cherries Jubilee Pie

No-Bake Cherries Jubilee Pie - Probably the easiest and most photogenic Southern dessert recipe you will ever make, this gorgeous pie requires only that you make the pretty pink filling with cherry gelatin, cream cheese, and Cool Whip, pour it into a buttery-sweet graham cracker crust, and then top with more Cool Whip and as many maraschino cherries as your heart desires.


No-Bake Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

No-Bake Pumpkin Chocolate Pie - Thanksgiving will never be the same with this scrumptious pumpkin pie dessert, which features a crumbled cookie and butter crust, a hidden layer of melted semi-sweet chocolate, a creamy pumpkin, vanilla pudding, and sweetened condensed milk filling, and a generous mound of frothy whipped topping.


More Southern Desserts Using Cool Whip


No-Bake Pistachio Watergate Salad

No-Bake Pistachio Watergate Salad - Creamy, crunchy, and delicious, this super easy Southern dessert recipe is made by folding crushed pineapple, mini marshmallows, and pecans into a pistachio pudding and Cool Whip base.


Elegant Red Velvet Cake Parfaits

Elegant Red Velvet Cake Parfaits - Squares of red velvet cake are layered with a creamy filling of vanilla pudding, milk, and Cool Whip, and then topped with a frothy peak of more Cool Whip. Served in wine glasses, this cake and pudding recipe is almost too pretty to eat.


Halloween No-Bake Eclair Dessert

Halloween No-Bake Eclair Dessert - Decadently creamy, crunchy, and sweet, this easy Southern recipe for Halloween features a tinted vanilla pudding mix and Cool Whip filling, chocolate graham cracker layers, a chocolate fudge topping, and a vanilla candy melt decoration.


Mini Fruit Cocktail Trifles

Mini Fruit Cocktail Trifles - Sweet, colorful fruit is always a crowd-pleasing dessert idea for any summer party, especially when complemented with canned peaches, butter pound cake, an amaretto, vanilla pudding, and cheesecake filling, and a dollop of Cool Whip.


Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake

Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake - Cool Whip, cream cheese, and yogurt are blended into an amazing, creamy filling in this compact biscuit and sliced strawberry dessert.


How to Make Homemade Cool Whip



If you're hankerin' for even more Southern dessert recipes, check out this collection of Easy Southern Recipes for Dessert: 8 Easy Cobbler Recipes.

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