Monday, July 2, 2012

Red, White and Blue Treats from around web (part 2)

I made my own version of this and It was delicious!  Find out how I made this a bit healthier and much easier at Mary's Kitchen.


Strawberry Blueberry Mini Cheesecake Trifle 
photo from Glorious Treats
Yield: 6-7 Mini Desserts,
or 4-5 moderate sized desserts

Ingredients:

Graham Cracker Crumble
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 10 full sized crackers)
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 Tablespoon sugar

Fluffy Cheesecake
1- 8oz block cream cheese
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons milk (any fat content)
2 cups cool whip, or freshly whipped cream

Fresh berries (strawberries and blueberries shown)

Directions:

Graham Cracker Crumble
Crush crackers in a large ziplock type bag. Pour crumbs, sugar and melted butter into a bowl and stir until fully combined. Pour into a 9″x13″ casserole dish and press into a even layer. Bake at 350*F for 10-12 minutes, until light brown. Allow to cool.

Fluffy Cheesecake
Beat cream cheese in the bowl of an electric mixer until smooth. Add powdered sugar, beat to combine. Add lemon juice and beat until fully incorporated. Add milk, and combine.
Fold cool whip or feshly whipped cream into cream cheese mixture. Spoon into dessert dishes, or for smaller dishes, fill a large piping bag and pipe into dessert dishes.

Dessert Assembly
To create the dessert as shown, layer a spoonful of graham cracker crumble, then a layer of cheesecake, fresh chopped strawberries, more cheesecake, fresh blueberries, and a final layer of cheesecake.

19 comments:

Julie said...

These look so beautiful! I am going to share them on my FB page...hope you can visit me! Newest follower here :)

~ Julie

Mama Jodi said...

These look adorable and delicious. Fun idea for the 4th. Jodi @ www.meaningfulmama.com

Winnie said...

Beautiful desserts, and I have no doubt super delicious too

Lisa @ Flour Me With Love said...

These are adorable! I was wanting to do something different with my fruit for the 4th of July and now I know...thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

Deb@CookingOnTheFrontBurner said...

How awesome and delicious looking. Now a follower too... please stop by to see me sometime :-) Happy 4th!

mary_smith said...

Thank you all for stopping by! I had a great time tweaking this recipe for a lighter dessert. You can find my version at Mary's Kitchen.
http://maryshealthymeals.blogspot.com/2012/07/red-white-and-blue-parfaitwith.html

And thank you for sharing!

Stephanie {TheCookieADayChallenge} said...

New Follower! These treats look so impressive, but simple to make! I look forward to connecting :)

Ladies Holiday said...

those are so cute! i'd eat them any day, but are a great treat for tomorrow. happy 4th...linking up from the eye heart hop...

Jenny @ The NY Melrose Family said...

These are gorgeous. I love that they are individual serving. I'm sharing these on my facebook page. Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays.

Angela at A Typical English Home said...

Discovered your wonderful blog through the NY Melrose link party. These desserts look so great!

Debra Ann Elliott said...

Yummy! Stopping by from WELCOME WEDNESDAY BLOG HOP and following

Betsy @ Romance on a Dime said...

This looks really delicious!! Yum. Thanks for linking this up at Romance on a dime.

Becky said...

These look amazing! And semi-healthy too, with all of the fruit.

I'm your newest follower via the Welcome Wednesday blog hop. I would love a follow back :) Thanks!
--Becky
preppypremed.blogspot.com

Jill said...

Great looking little trifle cups! Hope you had a great day!


Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success
http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

The Tumbleweed Contessa said...

These look so lovely. I like the graham crackders crusts. The Tumbleweed Contessa (www.tumbleweedcontessa.com)

Tulip TrueAim said...

Those look delish! I don't like really rich desert. This looks really light. I am stopping by from welcome wednesday, and am a new follower. I would be so grateful if you would link up at Mom's Library! Thanks for sharing.

Michelle said...

Thanks for joining the link party at The Purple Pumpkin Blog! Looks great :)

Bev said...

this is my first blog hop so i'm determined to visit and follow every one on the list. i would love for you to stop by to visit and follow me

http://www.blackinkpaperie.blogspot.com

thanks
new follower bev

Claiming Our Space said...

These look so pretty. I bet they taste amazing! Thanks for sharing on Tout It Tuesday. Hope to see you again for tomorrow's party.