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Blueberry Graham Dessert

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

When you're short on time but long for cheesecake, try this fruity dessert. Ricotta and cream cheeses give every bit as much flavor as cheesecake without the effort. Instead of making individual servings, you could layer the ingredients in a glass serving bowl. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Blueberry Graham Dessert Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 12 squares)
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 4 cups fresh blueberries
  • Whipped cream, optional

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, walnuts, sugar and cinnamon. Stir in butter; set aside. In another large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in ricotta cheese and lemon juice.
  2. Place 1/2 cup blueberries in each of 4 dessert dishes. Top with cream cheese mixture, crumbs and remaining blueberries. Garnish with whipped cream if desired. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 430 calories, 23g fat (11g saturated fat), 51mg cholesterol, 255mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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