This Weeks Groovy Recipe

This Weeks Groovy Recipe is a "Philadelphia 'Fruit Smoothie' No-Bake Cheesecake."
Prep: 15 min. Total: 4 hours 15 min.

Graham Cracker Crust:
1.5 cups of graham cracker crumbs
.25 cup or .5 a stick of butter, melted
2 Tbsp. Sugar

Cheesecake Filling:
4 pkg.(8 oz. each) Neufchatel Cheese, softened
.5 cups of sugar
1 pkg. (12 oz.) frozen mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, etc.) thawed, drained
1 tub (8 oz.) whipped topping, thawed, divided

Line a 9x13-inch baking pan with foil to were the ends overlap the edges. Mix graham cracker crumbs, butter, and the 2 Tbsp. of sugar. Press crumbs firmly on bottom of the pan. Refrigerate while making filling.

Beat Neufchatel Cheese and the .5 cup of sugar in a large electric mixing bowl till blended. Smash berries with fork; stir in the cheese mixture. Stir in 2 cups of whipped topping. Spoon over crust and cover.

Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm. Use foil handles to remove cheesecake from pan before serving. Top with whipped topping.

Makes 16 servings.

We made this for my brother's 10th birthday cake. This is the original recipe. My mom sometimes changes the recipe a little by using different types of berries or cherries. So feel free to change it up a little. Thanks to "Kraft's Food and Family Magazine", summer 2007 edition. pg.25.

2 Responses to "This Weeks Groovy Recipe"

Pen of Jen Says :
July 27, 2008 at 7:53 PM

Is this a teaser? Are you trying to drive me crazy:)!!

Groovy, bring it on!!

(groovy...definitely needs pictures!)

Anonymous Says :
August 12, 2008 at 8:44 PM

It was a good, one, wasn't it!!!

Love you!!!!

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