Red, White and Blue Dessert Recipe
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Red, White and Blue Dessert Recipe

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Serving this rich, fresh-tasting dessert decorated like the flag is a great salute to the nation's independence! I used a new recipe I found and made some modifications based on tricks my grandma taught me. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 18 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 quarts strawberries, halved, divided
  • 2 quarts blueberries, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 168 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 44 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and extracts until fluffy. Fold in whipped cream. Place a third of the mixture in a 4-qt. bowl. Reserve 20 strawberry halves and 1/2 cup blueberries for garnish.
  2. Layer half of the remaining strawberries and blueberries over cream mixture. Top with another third of the cream mixture and the remaining berries. Spread the remaining cream mixture on top. Use the reserved strawberries and blueberries to make a "flag" on top. Yield: 18 servings.
Originally published as Red, White and Blue Dessert in Taste of Home June/July 1994, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 168 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 44 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2014

I 've made this before and it tastes wonderful! Delicious for sure!

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Reviewed Jul. 4, 2014

This was delicious and very light. Great after a filling meal and elegant to serve to guests. My friends loved it!

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Reviewed Jun. 27, 2014

I've made this for years. Love the creamy filling with whip cream and cream cheese. We always love this!!! Make sure not to over beat the filling. I did that once and it was watery.

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Reviewed Jun. 17, 2014

I have made this as a fruit dip excellent!!

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Reviewed May. 26, 2014

I made it for Memorial Day today...it's definitely delicious!

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