Peaches & Cream Dessert Recipe

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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
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + chilling

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

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the cookie crumbs and butter; press onto the bottom of an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. dish.
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.
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 each: 446 calories, 21g fat (12g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 241mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • 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
  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

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Jan77Kar User ID: 4061918 272868
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2017

"Made this gluten free so had to add pecans to the cookies in food processor and I baked the crust for 10 minutes so it would stand up longer. Great alternative to peach cobbler with fresh peaches."

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zippee-0415 User ID: 6353988 271412
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2017

"I've been making this recipe for two years and it's wonderful. Make the day before for best results."

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DeepSorrow User ID: 6301843 187947
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2013

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

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voodoowitch User ID: 635464 188540
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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donnal777 User ID: 2577514 121054
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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DeepSorrow User ID: 6301843 121051
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2012

"Very tasty, and excellent summer dessert."

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dardar2002 User ID: 3749507 171344
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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Diane Cormack User ID: 2544693 146542
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2012

"Made with fresh peaches, it was easy and quite tasty. Next time I will slice peaches thinner to make cutting into them when eating a bit easier. Quite a light and refreshing dessert."

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Foreverdixie User ID: 6641314 128711
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2012

"We love this dessert! My brother had it for his birthday dessert and my grandmother has brought it over for a special treat many a time. Delicious and yummy......I can never have just one piece! Wish I could do something about the fat and calories though, but otherwise, a fantastic dessert!"

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Treeni User ID: 182152 187945
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2011

"I modified it by making a graham cracker crust and using apricot gelatin. I also used canned peaches and left out the pineapple juice. The gelatin thickened up nicely and I only refrigerated it for about 4 hours before serving it. It was a big hit."

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