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Lemon Chiffon Blueberry Dessert

This cool and creamy no-bake dessert is perfect for hot summer days. I sometimes replace raspberries for half of the blueberries to make it look more patriotic. —Jodie Cederquist, Muskegon, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 24 squares)
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries, divided
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 11 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions

  • Combine cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup sugar and butter, reserving 2 tablespoons for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture into a 13x9-in. dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup blueberries.
  • In a small bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; cool. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining sugar. Add vanilla; mix well. Slowly add dissolved gelatin. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over blueberries. Refrigerate, covered, until set, about 3 hours. Top with reserved crumb mixture and remaining blueberries. Refrigerate leftovers.
Editor's Note
If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 344 calories, 19g fat (14g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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