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Cookies 'n' Cream Berry Desserts Recipe

Cookies 'n' Cream Berry Desserts Recipe

This sweet berry dessert makes an especially pretty final course in the spring. With berries, a creamy topping and a sprinkle of meringue cookies, it always earns praise. —Lillian Julow of Gainesville, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quartered fresh strawberries
  • 1-1/4 cups fresh raspberries
  • 1-1/4 cups fresh blackberries
  • 2/3 cup fresh blueberries
  • 4 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups fat-free whipped topping
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • 12 miniature meringue cookies, quartered

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the berries, 2 tablespoons sugar and lemon juice; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the whipped topping, cinnamon and remaining sugar until combined. Just before serving, divide the berry mixture among six dessert dishes. Dollop with topping and sprinkle with cookies. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup berries with 3 tablespoons topping and 2 cookies equals 179 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 94 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.