Light Creamy Peach Dessert – We Heart Local BC

Light Creamy Peach Dessert

Light Creamy Peach Dessert

Photo and recipe courtesy of BC Tree Fruits. For more delicious recipes visit www.bctree.com
Ingredients
Crust
1 to 1 ½ cups (375 mL) Graham crumbs
½ cup (125 mL) butter or margarine
Combine crumbs and butter and place in round spring-form pan. (9″ to 10″ diameter).
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
In medium bowl, combine Jell-o and boiling water. Stir to dissolve. Set aside in fridge for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, place cream cheese, milk and vanilla in bowl and beat until smooth. Add cooled Jell-o mixture and blend well. Stir in 1 cup of chopped peaches. Pour mixture over cooled crust. Cover and allow to set in fridge for at least 1 hour. 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)

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