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Creamy Raspberry Dessert

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Makes

10 servings

Do-ahead and delicious, this dessert is a favorite because of its pretty color, creamy texture and terrific flavor. A light, no-bake filling makes it easy. Try garnishing with fresh berries and sprigs of mint. —Julianne Johnson, Grove City, Minnesota
Creamy Raspberry Dessert Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • FILLING
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Fresh raspberries and mint

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the crumbs, 3 tablespoons sugar and butter. Press onto the bottom of a 9-in. springform pan. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool.
  2. Meanwhile, for filling, drain raspberries, reserving the juice. Set berries aside. In a small saucepan, combine the juice, cold water and gelatin. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from the heat; cool for 10 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add berries and gelatin mixture; beat on low until thoroughly blended. Chill until partially set. Watch carefully, as mixture will set up quickly.
  5. Gently fold in whipped cream. Spoon into the crust. Chill for 6 hours or overnight.
  6. Just before serving, run knife around edge of pan to loosen. Remove sides of pan. Top with fresh raspberries and mint.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 305 calories, 22g fat (13g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 175mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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