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Peaches 'n' Cream Gelatin Dessert Recipe

Peaches 'n' Cream Gelatin Dessert Recipe

"Dinner guests are never too full for this light luscious dessert," says Cyndi Brinkhaus of South Coast Metro, California. "You can make it ahead to cut down on last-minute fuss. Plus, the graham cracker crust and pretty layers always draw raves."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 22 squares)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced peaches, drained
  • 1 package (3 ounces) peach or orange gelatin
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1-1/4 cups cold water

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the crumbs, sugar and butter. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth; gradually add the milk. Fold in the whipped topping. Spread over crust.
  • 2. Cut peach slices in half lengthwise; arrange over top. In a small bowl, dissolve the gelatin in boiling water; stir in the cold water. Refrigerate for 1-1/2 hours or until slightly thickened.
  • 3. Gently spoon gelatin over peaches; chill until set. Cut into squares. Yield: 12-15 servings.