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Peaches and Cream Mini Dessert

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Peaches and cream mini desserts are a fun summer treat!  Peach gelatin is mixed with cream cheese, whipped cream and Del Monte peaches.  This delicious peach mixture is layered between mini vanilla cookies for a cool and refreshing peaches and cream treat.

Peaches and Cream Mini Dessert

One of the things I look forward to most in the summer is peaches. There is nothing like eating a fresh peach! I love to make desserts with peaches, too, but I rarely do it because peeling and pitting them is such a time consuming chore.  When Del Monte offered to send me a variety of their canned fruits and vegetables to create a recipe with, I knew I wanted to make a peach dessert that didn't require all that peeling.

Peaches and Cream Mini Dessert

Del Monte‘s canned peaches are packed at the peak of ripeness. With the same essential nutrients as fresh, Del Monte makes it simple to incorporate a full serving of fruits and vegetables into your recipe repertoire.  Del Monte can help add a creative twist to your meals and save you time in the process.

Peaches and Cream Mini Dessert

I made the peaches and cream desserts in small glasses because everything is cute when it's small! But you could easily adapt this recipe for a larger dish or containers.  You could also serve this right away but they do set up nicely when refrigerated.  They also passed the kid taste test with flying colors!

Yield: 12

Peaches and Cream Mini Dessert

Peaches and Cream Mini Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 36 mini vanilla wafer cookies
  • 8 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 3 ounce package peach flavored gelatin
  • 1 cup Del Monte sliced peaches, diced
  • 6 ounces whipped cream
  • To make mini desserts, you will need 6, 2-3 ounce dessert dishes or cups.

Instructions

In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese and dry gelatin powder with an electric mixer until well blended.
Mix in peaches and whipped cream. Save a few peach peaches for garnishing the top of the desserts.
Put a mini vanilla wafer in the bottom of dessert dishes. Put 2 teaspoons of peach mixture on top of the cookie. Layer a few more times until dish is full, ending with peach mixture. Garnish with small piece of peach.
Refrigerate until firm. Serve.

The Del Monte products, information and two gift packs have been provided by Del Monte.

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7 Comments
  • Carrie
    June 5, 2013

    So cute! And easy, too! Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

  • Robin
    June 2, 2013

    Camille, this look amazing. I like the fact that it’s small, better for my diet. I host a really fun party on Wednesday’s and I would love for you to come by and share this with my friends.
    ~Newest follower via Pintrest

    Robin
    Fluster Buster

  • Miz Helen
    May 31, 2013

    What a great little dessert, we will just love it. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a fabulous weekend.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  • Cathy
    May 27, 2013

    I would love for you to share and link up at my TGIF Link Party. The party is open every Thursday night and closes Wednesday’s at midnight.
    http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/
    Have a wonderful week!
    Hugs, Cathy