Peach Delight Recipe
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Colorful peach slices and refreshing lemon gelatin take center stage in this creamy dessert from Clara Hunt of Lexington, North Carolina.
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 7 medium peaches, thinly sliced
  • GLAZE:
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free lemon gelatin

Directions

In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour (mixture will be crumbly). Stir in walnuts. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in half of the whipped topping. Carefully spread over crust. Top with peaches.
For glaze, in a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Gradually stir in gelatin until dissolved. Cool to room temperature. Spoon over peaches. Cover and refrigerate until firm. Dollop with remaining whipped topping. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Peach Delight in Light & Tasty June/July 2005, p10

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 225 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 109mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 7 medium peaches, thinly sliced
  • GLAZE:
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free lemon gelatin
  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour (mixture will be crumbly). Stir in walnuts. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in half of the whipped topping. Carefully spread over crust. Top with peaches.
  3. For glaze, in a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Gradually stir in gelatin until dissolved. Cool to room temperature. Spoon over peaches. Cover and refrigerate until firm. Dollop with remaining whipped topping. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Peach Delight in Light & Tasty June/July 2005, p10

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tracystreats User ID: 5796808 108547
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2013

"Very good and light tasting. The peach lovers were saying "mmmm" with each bite and even the non-peach lovers enjoyed it."

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jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 134852
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2011

"I made this recipe last summer, and it was awesome ... need to pick up the ingredients to make it with the fresh peaches I just picked up at the farm stand."

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abigail520 User ID: 4661888 135498
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2010

"I used peach gelatin. Gave it a nice pink color and even more of that peach pop!"

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april788 User ID: 4629933 134818
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2009

"This is a very good recipe, try it with vanilla instead of lemon also."

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joyfaitlov User ID: 187599 115956
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2008

"Delicious and not sweet"

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