Cool and Creamy Raspberry Delight Recipe
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Cool and Creamy Raspberry Delight Recipe

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I knew this cool, fruit and creamy dessert was a winner the first time I tasted it. I confirmed that fact a few summers ago when I entered the recipe in a contest at work—it won first place. Co-workers still call to request it. — Mary Olson, Albany, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12-16 servings


  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups whipped topping
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) raspberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen sweetened raspberries
  • Additional whipped topping and fresh mint, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 306 calories, 15g fat (10g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and sugar; cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  2. Bake at 300° for 20-25 minutes or until set (crust will not brown). Cool on a wire rack.
  3. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, vanilla and salt until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over crust.
  4. For topping, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; stir in raspberries. Chill for 20 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Spoon over filling. Refrigerate until set. Cut into squares; garnish with whipped topping and mint if desired. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Raspberry Delight in Taste of Home June/July 1997, p39

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Aug. 18, 2013

"We love love this dessert When I am in a hurry I use fresh raspberries and Danish Dessert for the topping."

Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"AMAZING! This is simply fantastic. I always get tons of compliments."

Reviewed Jan. 17, 2013

"This is so good! I make it with strawberries instead of raspberries though."

Reviewed Nov. 14, 2010

"This is a great dessert! I have made it a couple of times."

Reviewed May. 18, 2010

"SIMPLY the best! Each and every time I serve this tasty treat everyone wants the recipe...I will be making this for years to come! XLNT!!!!"

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