Contact Us

Fruit and Cream Cheese Dessert Recipe

I was wanting something a little different for dessert the other night, so I decided to search my favorite website Pinterest to see what I could find. I found this delicious sounding recipe that reminded me a bit of spring, thanks to the fruit. So, I whipped up this dessert and I was not disappointed. It was very simple and very delicious.  

Fruit and Cream Cheese Dessert

1 package fruit flavored gelatin

2 cups boiling water

2 cups crushed graham crackers

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup butter

8 ounces cream cheese, soft

8 ounces cool whip, thawed

1 cup sugar

1 bag of frozen fruit (same as gelatin), thawed

Mix gelatin and hot water, and then set it aside to cool. Stir the 1/4 cup sugar and crushed graham crackers until mixed in a 9×13 inch pan. Melt the butter in the microwave and then pour over the graham crackers. Mix the butter into the crackers until moist and then mash the crackers with a spoon, creating a graham cracker crust on the bottom of the pan.

Beat cream cheese and one cup of sugar on medium speed in a mixer until well combined. Stir the cool whip into the cream cheese mix using a spatula, then spread it over the graham cracker crust. Be sure to spread all the way to the edges of the pan, so the gelatin mix will not sink down into the crust and make it soggy. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Take the pan out of the fridge and sprinkle fruit over the top of the cream cheese and cool whip filling. Pour the cooled gelatin over the fruit and put the pan back into the fridge until the gelatin sets.

Joy Larson is a mother of four boys, graduate of The University of Montana, animal lover and writer.

More From KYSS FM

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kyssfm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KYSS FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on KYSS FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!