Light Creamy Peach Dessert – We Heart Local BC

Light Creamy Peach Dessert

Light Creamy Peach Dessert


Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 to 1 ½ cups (375 mL) Graham crumbs
  • ½ cup (125 mL) butter or margarine
  1. Combine crumbs and butter and place in round spring-form pan. (9″ to 10″ diameter).
  2. Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 10 minutes; set aside and allow to cool.

Filling

  • 1 pkg peach Jell-o (85 g)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) boiling water
  • 1 pkg light cream cheese (250 g)
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) milk, skim or 1%
  • 1 tsp (5mL) vanilla
  • 1 cup (250 mL) fresh BC brand peaches, finely chopped
  • 2 fresh BC brand peaches, for garnish whipped cream, if desired

Cooking Instructions

  1. In medium bowl, combine Jell-o and boiling water. Stir to dissolve. Set aside in fridge for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place cream cheese, milk and vanilla in bowl and beat until smooth.
  3. Add cooled Jell-o mixture and blend well. Stir in 1 cup of chopped peaches.
  4. Pour mixture over cooled crust. Cover and allow to set in fridge for at least 1 hour.
  5. Cover top of the dessert with thinly sliced peaches.

If desired, serve with a dollop of whipped cream. (Whip 1 cup whipping cream with 1 tbs sugar plus ½ tsp vanilla, until soft peaks form)

Photo and recipe courtesy of BC Tree Fruits. For more delicious recipes visit www.bctreefruits.com

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