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Sunny Peaches & Cream Pie

This pie is as delicious as it is beautiful. It's not just a summer dessert, either. I also make it for the holidays, using strawberries and strawberry gelatin. —Lorraine Wright, Grand Forks, British Columbia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 package (3 ounces) peach gelatin
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 2 cups sliced peeled fresh peaches or canned sliced peaches


  • In a small bowl, mix cracker crumbs and sugar; stir in margarine. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 375° for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • For filling, in a small bowl, mix cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until blended. Fold in whipped topping. Carefully spread over crust; refrigerate until set.
  • For topping, in a small saucepan, combine gelatin and pudding mix; stir in water. Bring just to a boil over medium-low heat, stirring constantly; remove from the heat. Cool 5 minutes.
  • Arrange peach slices over filling. Spoon gelatin mixture over peaches. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until chilled.
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    • Dianne
      Jun 30, 2020

      I think the 3oz of pudding is wrong. I wondered, but trusted the recipe was correct. My glaze turned out to be like glue paste. Did not work out on top of my pie.

    • 32123sun
      May 30, 2020

      I've made this several times and we love it! So I had a idea to do it with Mangos since I've not ordered fresh peaches yet. Boy was it delicious as well! Great recipe.

    • Chuck
      May 10, 2020

      Our family really liked this recipe, especially my 16-year-old grandson who raved about it! It was really good using Colorado peaches I froze last fall. I accidentally used 1 1/2 cups of water for the glaze instead of 1 1/4 cups and it was fine. This was very easy. It would be even easier with a purchased graham cracker crust.

    • 603linda
      Aug 30, 2017

      Have made this twice and everyone really liked it.

    • lllewark
      Aug 10, 2017

      They always want more! I substituted orange jello as we did not peach available. Palisade peaches make it really great!

    • minlou
      Jun 28, 2017

      I added blueberries. Super yummy and pretty.

    • lbroadh2o
      Jun 26, 2015

      This pie is amazing! It's definitely a keeper. It was so refreshing on a hot day. It's simple to make and the ingredients are reasonably priced. I did double the filling part of the recipe as I bought a pre-made pie crust which is a little larger than the standard size.

    • KGabe
      May 22, 2015

      This recipe looks absolutely amazing! I definitely want to make it this weekend. I don't like gelatin (I'm a vegetarian). Can I just use slices of peaches instead or do you a different recommendation?

    • cherylyoung
      Feb 23, 2015

      Have made this several times with always great reviews. A keeper.

    • countrytime04girl
      Aug 23, 2013

      This has been a favorite pie of ours for several years. We like oranges with orange jello, and strawberries with stawberry jello, but you can use any flavor of jello and fruit you want. It is delicious, even with sugar free jello.