Peaches & Cream Dessert Recipe
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Peaches & Cream Dessert Recipe

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Perfect for parties and potlucks, this sweet and creamy treat will earn you rave reviews from all. The pecan shortbread crust makes it irresistible. —Nancye Thompson, Paducah, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) pecan shortbread cookies, crushed
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) peach gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (12 ounces) lemon-lime soda
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 6 cups fresh or frozen sliced peeled peaches, thawed
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 446 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 241 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the cookie crumbs and butter; press onto the bottom of an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. dish.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, gelatin and cornstarch; stir in soda until smooth. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 5-7 minutes or until slightly thickened. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in whipped topping until blended. Spread over crust. Combine peaches and pineapple juice. Arrange over cream cheese layer. Pour gelatin mixture over top. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Peaches & Cream Dessert in Simple & Delicious June/July 2010, p58

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 446 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 241 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

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

Reviews for Peaches & Cream Dessert

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Reviewed Jun. 19, 2013

"Very tasty, and easy to make. Didn't quite set up all the way though."

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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2013

"It was good but I just wasn't wowed by it. It turned out well just not worthy of my favorites cook book."

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Reviewed Sep. 9, 2012

"This is one of my favorite summer desserts when peaches are in season! I have made it three or four times and it is always raved about!"

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Reviewed Sep. 8, 2012

"Very tasty, and excellent summer dessert."

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Reviewed Sep. 5, 2012

"I made this for Mondays dessert, my family loved it. I gave the recipe to my daughter in laws to take home."

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