Blueberry Dessert Recipes

A delicious slice of blueberry cheesecake.
Blueberries are the perfect fruit for all sorts of dessert recipes. They can be baked in pies and muffins, stirred into puddings or used as a topping on cheesecake.

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Bronze Post Medal for All Time! 213 Posts
July 2, 2009

I made a healthy, low-cal and super-tasty red, white and blue desert for a 4th of July potluck back in the 1980's. My daughter (now grown) still raves about how it's her all-time favorite desert! I made it without a recipe, but if you can make a pie filling then you can make this quick and healthy desert. Here's the basics of how to:



You need to thicken the berries with either Knox gelatin or cornstarch (like you are making a pie filling) and add a tiny bit of sweetener. I cooked each of the berries in a separate container.


I stacked the Red, White & Blue ingredients one on top of each other in a glass bowl (so it looked cool from the side) with the blueberries on the bottom, the vanilla yogurt in the middle and the raspberries or strawberries on the top. Lastly I put this into the fridge to set up (like you would Jell-O).

* To keep the calories low, use vanilla yogurt, but if you absolutely hate yogurt you can substitute whipped cream. and if you have a milk allergy (or you love the taste of hydrogenated oil), you can use Cool Whip in place of the yogurt.

By Cyinda

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March 29, 2006
First layer:
  • 1 package graham crackers, crushed
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Mix. Put into a 9x9 inch pan.

Second layer:

  • 1 package Dream Whip, prepared as directed
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 package cream cheese

Whip together and spread on crackers.

Third layer:


  • 1 can blueberry pie filling

Spread on top of second layer. Chill overnight.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
February 7, 2012

A yummy, old fashioned dessert.

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
November 19, 2008

Butter a 9 inch baking dish. In a large bowl combine all of the ingredients except the whipped cream or ice cream. Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 25 minutes. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
September 7, 2008

Melt stick of butter and pour into flour. Mix until gooey. Press out in a 9x13 inch pan. Press chopped pecans into crust. Put in 350 oven until crusty or light brown (about 20 minutes).

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
May 26, 2008

Combine first 4 ingredients in bowl, mixing well. Spread evenly in 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F until firm.


Beat cream cheese, Cool Whip, 3/4 cup sugar and vanilla together in bowl until smooth. Pour over cooled crust.

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
June 26, 2007

In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar;' fold in whipped topping and cake cubes. Spread evenly into an ungreased 9x13 inch dish; top with pie filling.

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
January 3, 2007

Recipe for Blueberry-Cinnamon Treats.Combine sugar, cinnamon and water in saucepan; bring to a boil; pour into 8 inch round pan and set aside to cool. In a mixing bowl, sift flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.

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September 16, 2005

To make the sauce, place the blueberries, orange juice, and sugar substitute in a mini food processor and process until smooth. Set aside for about 15 minutes, until the mixture has thawed. Or transfer to a covered container and chill until ready to use.

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June 14, 2005

These delicious blueberries are perfect for breakfast or a healthy sweet treat.

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November 23, 2004

Blueberries - a good source of antioxidants - also may help break down cholesterol and fat, as studies on rat cells at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's laboratories in Oxford, Mississippi, found.


Pterostilbene, a compound in the berries, may prove to be a potent weapon in the battle against heart disease.

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November 24, 2004

Maybe you can help me, I have lost a recipe I used to make for my grandmother. She is in her 80's now and in the nursing home we are bringing her home for Thanksgiving and I would love to make it for her.

It was called Blueberry Yum Yum or I have even made it with Cherries before. It called for a Graham Cracker Crust, Dream Whip, Canned fruit and I can't remember what else. Can you help me. ... - Shannon


November 26, 20040 found this helpful
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Not sure if this is indeed the same recipe that you're looking for but I thought I'd send it along just in case.
Blueberry Yum Yum


This dessert is a must at all family gatherings, Thanksgiving, Christmas and birthday parties.

1 large package (8 ounces) cream cheese
3/4 cup sugar
2 envelopes Dream Whip, prepared, or 8 ounces Cool Whip
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
3 cups graham cracker crumbs
2 cans (21 ounces) blueberry pie filling

Cream together cream cheese and sugar. Add to whipped topping. Mix melted butter and graham cracker crumbs. Use half of graham cracker crumb mixture and pat down on bottom of a large glass baking dish or 9x9-inch suqare Tupperware. Layer whipped topping mixture with pie filling, using half of each mixture. Top with Cool Whip and graham cracker crumbs.

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By Lori (Guest Post)
November 16, 20060 found this helpful
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This is how I make it and have to make it every holiday for everyone.

2 pkg. dream whip
1 cup sweet milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 oz. cream cheese
3/4 cup sugar
3 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 1/2 sticks whipped margarine
2 cans of blueberry pie filling

mix crumbs and margarine set aside.

mix dream whip, milk and vanilla. keep in refrig until ready to use.

cream sugar and cream cheese until smooth.

add dream whip a little at a time until blended.

spread half of the crumbs in oblong pan.

spoon half cream mixture over crumbs, using teaspoon, being careful not to disturb crumbs.

spoon pie filling over cream layer same way.

repeat cream layer then add rest of crumbs.

cover and refrig at least 6 hours, before serving

(set cream cheese and margarine out ahead of time to soften)

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