Thursday, April 21, 2011

Chocolate-Jello 'Mock Nesselrode Pie'

5 cups of skim or low fat milk
2 envelopes Knox gelatin (unflavored gelatin)
sweetening = 1 1/4 cups sugar
6 TB cocoa
1 tsp vanilla
1 TB salt

dissolve gelatin in 1/4 cup of the milk by sprinkling over cold milk and letting gel up Then heat over low heat until gelatin is dissolved into liquid with no granules left.

Add the rest of the milk,the cocoa, sweetening and simmer until the chocolate dissolves. Add vanilla and salt and and pour into 9x9 inch glass pan.

After set divide with plastic spatula into serving squares, takes about three to five hours.

Eat this with low fat "cool whip."
Also, the Cream Cheese Cookies make it most filling--trim2thebrim;]

You don't have to make (see note*)to put on top--for diet version use all sugarless ingredients.
  • 8 ounces Oregon Fruit canned cherries in syrup (or other fruit)
  • 1/2 cup chopped candied fruit (fresh or drained canned pineapple may be substituted if you dislike candied fruit)
  • 1/2 cup good quality orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup chopped candied ginger
  • 1/2 cup dark rum
 Note*the nesselrode sauce 

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