Fresh summer berry, cream cheese bars

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

I had just bought all these fresh berries and didn't know what to do, beside eat them right out of the bowl, lol. I thought a fresh creamy pie or dessert bars would be good. And to top it off with fresh berries to give a taste of the soon to be here summer. Delicious, not heavy, very refreshing tasting!


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Serves:

about 24 slices

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1 c
finely chopped walnuts
1/2 c
finely chopped walnuts
1/3 c
quick-cooking oatmeal
4 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 c
sugar
1 stick
melted butter
3
8 oz pkgs cream cheese, softened
2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
cool whip, thawed
2 c
each, blackberries, wild blueberries
2 c
sliced strawberries
3-4 Tbsp
all natural strawberry preserves, or you can use strawberry flavored ice cream syrup

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350. Lightly spray a 9" x 13" baking pan with cooking spray. In lg bowl, combine cracker crumbs, walnuts, oats, 4 tbsp sugar and melted butter, stirring as you pour in the butter.
2
Press crumb mix into bottom of pan and smooth out. Bake 10 mins and let cool. In another lg bowl, Beat cream cheeses, remaining sugar and vanilla until smooth. Slowly and on low speed, mix in cool whip.
3
Spread cream cheese mix evenly over crust, arrange berries over filling. Refrigerate until ready to use. To serve, place a slice on a plate. Microwave the strawberry preserves in the microwave for about 20 seconds, or until mostly melted. Drizzle sauce over the berries and serve.Enjoy:-)

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom