This colorful cheesecake is a perfect dessert for Memorial Day, Labor Day, or any other patriotic holiday or gathering.

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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Slice 1 cup of strawberries and halve remaining 3 cups.

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  • Pour gelatin into a heat-proof bowl and add boiling water. Stir until completely dissolved, at least 2 minutes. Pour cold water into a 2-cup measure and add enough ice cubes to bring level to 2 cups. Add cold water and ice to gelatin and stir until melted. Refrigerate until slightly thickened to the consistency of unbeaten egg whites, about 5 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, line a 13x9-inch baking dish with sliced pound cake.

  • Remove gelatin from the refrigerator and stir in sliced strawberries and 1 cup blueberries. Spoon mixture over cake slices in the baking dish. Refrigerate until firm, about 4 hours.

  • Beat cream cheese and sugar together in a bowl until smooth. Stir in whipped topping and spread mixture over gelatin in the baking dish. Arrange sliced strawberries and remaining blueberries to create an American flag.

Cook's Note:

You can use any flavor red gelatin you prefer.

Nutrition Facts

293 calories; 17.6 g total fat; 77 mg cholesterol; 220 mg sodium. 31.1 g carbohydrates; 4.7 g protein; Full Nutrition