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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Let there be cake

Okay, It's Magnolia-licious's 2nd birthday party and I haven't seen any cake? What's a birthday without a little cake. Therefore, I thought I'd share one of my all time favorite Strawberry No-Bake Cheesecake recipes. This recipe would be great at a potluck, baby shower or picnic.

Ingred: 2c Graham cracker crumbs, 6Tbsp. melted margarine, 1c sugar, divided, 4pkgs (8oz) Phillidelphia Neufchatel cheese, 1/3 less fat than cream cheese, softened, 1/2 c.strawberry preserves, 1pkg. (16oz. frozen strawberries, thawed and drained. 1 tub(8oz) cool whip lite topping thawed.

Mix graham crumbs, margarine and 1/4 cup of the sugar; press firmly onto bottom of a 13x9 in.pan. Refrigerate while preping the filling. Beat the Neufchatel cheese and remaining 3/4cup sugar in a lg. bowl with electric mixer on med. speed until well blended. Add preserves; mix until blended. Stir in strawberries. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spoon over crust; cover. Refrigerate 4hrs or until firm. Store leftovers in refrigerator.
If you would rather use fresh strawberries: Place 2 cups fresh strawberries in a sm. bowl with an additional 2 Tbs. sugar; mash with fork. Add to Neufchatel cheese mixture; continue as directed.

I can't be to blame if you eat way too much of this. Not my problem. Then all you can do is make a cup of tea. Get ready to relax with some good ol' fashioned coloring and block everyone else out. Hope you enjoy your day! Carpe Diem, Carlotta


  1. Thanks for the word and the recipe, that looks and sounds really good.

  2. Thanks Carlotta for everything :D Can't wait to try recipe!!

  3. Thanks for sharing the recipe! It looks really yummy!


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