~ CRUST ~
2 cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup margarine, melted
~ FILLING ~
8-oz package fat-free cream cheese
12-oz tub Cool Whip FreeŽ, thawed
2 cups boiling water
2 (4-servings) packages orange gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
~ DECORATIONS ~
1/4 cup chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
7 rectangular shaped sandwich cookies
7 oval shaped sandwich cookies
Decorator icing brown, green, orange, and white
Preheat oven at 350 degrees F.
Prepare a 9 x 13 x 2" pan with cooking spray and flour.
To prepare crust, combine 2 cups cookie crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar,
and margarine in a small mixing bowl. Press firmly into prepared
pan. Bake for 10 minutes and then chill.
To prepare filling, combine cream cheese, remaining sugar, and
1/2 cup Cool Whip in a mixing bowl. In another mixing bowl,
combine boiling water into gelatin until completely dissolved.
Mix cold water and ice cubes together to make 1 1/2 cups. Stir
ice water into gelatin until thickened. Remove any remaining
ice cubes. Spoon gelatin over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate 3
hours or until firm. Spread remaining Cool Whip over gelatin
Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cookie crumbs. Decorate as a
"grave yard" by poking sandwich cookies on end into dessert.
Decorate the cookies as tomb-stones with the decorator icing.
Scatter candy and pumpkins around the surface.