Red, White and Blue Delight Recipe

Prepare this delightful dessert for your Fourth of July festivities. Your friends and family won't be able to have enough of this festive dish!



July 2006

  • red white blue delight
    Colorful berries and gooey marshmallows make this dessert a perfect treat to enjoy while celebrating the Red, White and Blue.
    Photo by Getty Images/merc67
  • red white blue delight

Total Hands-On Time: 6 hrs 30 min

Preparation Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 6 hrs 10 min

Yield: 8-10 servings

Everyone will enjoy this festive treat.

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter OR margarine, melted
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 containers (8 oz. each) plain yogurt
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, cleaned, hulled and sliced
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

Instructions:

  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter; press firmly on the bottom of a 12-by-7-inch or 13-by-9-inch baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, yogurt, marshmallows and nuts.
  3. Spread half the mixture over crust. Top with half the berries, remaining yogurt mixture, then remaining berries.
  4. Cover; freeze for 6 hours, or until firm. Let stand for 10 minutes; cut into squares. Store leftovers covered in freezer.

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