Peaches 'n' Cream Gelatin Dessert


'Dinner guests are never too full for this light luscious dessert,' says Cyndi Brinkhaus of South Coast Metro, California. 'You can make it ahead to cut down on last-minute fuss. Plus, the graham cracker crust and pretty layers always draw raves.'

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
12 servings


  • 1 ⅓ cups graham cracker crumbs

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • cup butter or margarine, melted


  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 (8 ounce) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed

  • 1 (15 ounce) can sliced peaches, drained

  • 1 (3 ounce) package peach Jell-O®

  • ¾ cup boiling water

  • 1 ¼ cups cold water


  1. In a bowl, combine the crumbs, sugar and butter. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. dish. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth; gradually add the milk. Fold in the whipped topping. Spread over crust.

  2. Cut peach slices in half lengthwise; arrange over top. In a bowl, dissolve the gelatin in boiling water; stir into the cold water. Refrigerate for 1-1/2 hours or until slightly thickened. Gently spoon gelatin over peaches; refrigerate until set. Cut into squares.