Sugar-Free Star-Spangled Dessert


Classifications: Desserts

Qty Measure Ingredient



1 pint fresh OR frozen blueberries

2 cups water

1 .6oz pkg sugar-free blueberry-flavored gelatin

1 cup cold water


1 envelope unflavored gelatin

1/2 cup cold water

1 cup skim milk

1 8oz pkg light cream cheese, softened

12 packets sugar substitute

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1 .6oz pkg sugar-free raspberry-flavored gelatin

2 cups boiling water

2 cups cold water

Instructions: In a saucepan, simmer blueberries and water over medium heat until berries are soft. Remove from heat; stir in blueberry gelatin until dissolved. Add cold water and mix well. Pour into a 13-in.x9-in.x2-in. pan. Chill until set, about 40 minutes. In a small bowl, sprinkle the unflavored gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Heat milk but do not boil; add to softened gelatin and stir to dissolve. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar substitute and vanilla until smooth. Gradually beat in milk mixture. Spoon over bottom layer. Chill until set, about 30minutes. Dissolve raspberry gelatin in boiling water; stir in cold water. Spoon over the middle layer. Chill until set, at least 2 hours.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving equals 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat; also, 57 calories, 117 mg sodium, 8 mg cholesterol, 5 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 3 gm fat.

NOT: This dessert takes time since each layer must be set before the next is added.

Serves: 16

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