52 Reviews

To: Karen Monahan You win my vote again! Your Twinkie Strawberry Surprise is a big hit with my family. I made it up the night before and took it over for my son's birthday get-together. It's super-easy to prepare and elegant-looking enough for any occasion. I followed your recipe right down the line and it's just right. You can't improve on perfection! Thanks for sharing, Laudee C. Colorado

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Laudee July 01, 2002

Yummy, and soooooo E Z!! 9 twinkies fit perfect in 9x13 pan, and I used large box of pudding. I used 2 large boxes of strawberries and added about 3 cups of fresh to that. Next time I will use only one large box as it was almost too juicy, but oh so good. Strawberries and twinkies, let me die a happy woman!!

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LAURIE July 05, 2002

Everyone loved this. Easy to make, inexpensive, definitely a keeper. Thanks for posting.

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Bogey'sMom June 10, 2002

Fast and easy to make. I substituted cherries for the strawberries (had to pick too many strawberries when I was a kid and still don't like them) and it was really great. Took a double recipe serving to our church picnic today and it was the first to disappear! I'm intrigued by the idea of using cherries and making the pudding chocolate. This recipe is a solid keeper for me!

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Rick Young July 28, 2002

This was much better using SaraLee Pound Cake instead of twinkies....The pound cake soaks up the strawberry juice and make it much tastier!!!!!!!!!

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Capncrunch November 27, 2002

I made this for the office gang and man they LOVED IT ! It was so light and tasty, but I think when I make this for my family I'm going to put two stacks of twinkies with same amount of strawberries, because my family will go nuts for this. Thanks for a sweet treat.

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linlatham October 26, 2002

Thank you - this is MY kind of dessert. Since I don't care for baking and often have to come up with something sweet to satisfy my guests, this was soooo easy. My 9x13 pan held exactly 9 Twinkies cut as directed - SO, I had to eat the last one (drat!). First Twinkie I've tasted in over 30 years! This recipe is a keeper for me: you can make this in your sleep, it's a do-ahead dish, and several guests asked for the recipe. What more could you ask??!

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KeyWee September 24, 2002

I made these as a welcome to the neighborhood snack and the new members really enjoyed them. Thanks for the easiest recipe and do keep up the good work.

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peggyH. September 20, 2002

I did not have much luck with this recipe. I wasn't sure what size pudding box to use so I used a large size box. I made it the night before a school potluck, refrigerated it, but by the time I served it, the twinkies had absorbed all of the strawberry juice and turned to mush. I brought home 3/4th of the 9 x 13" pan. I guess my recommendation would be to make this only a couple of hours in advance so that the twinkies don't get mushy.

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Marie Nixon September 09, 2002

This has to be the easiest, quickest dessert I have ever made!! I made this for a birthday get-to-gether at work...I have now handed out over 10 copies of the recipe and it is going to be the 'feature recipe' in our newsletter. Needless to say, it was a big hit!!

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MackinacBride July 23, 2002
TWINKIE Strawberry Surprise