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Lemon Chiffon Blueberry Dessert Recipe

Lemon Chiffon Blueberry Dessert Recipe

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 YIELD:12-15 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
  • 2 packages (one 8 ounces, one 3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup sugar and butter. Set aside 2 tablespoons for topping. Press the remaining crumb mixture into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup blueberries.
  • 2. 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. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until set. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 344 calories, 19 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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