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No-Bake Berry Flag Cake

  • 20 m
  • 2 h 20 m
Carolyn Malcoun
“This American flag cake has a no-bake cheesecake base and is decorated with fresh berries for a patriotic treat that takes just 20 minutes to assemble. Make this easy dessert recipe for a Fourth of July party or any festive summer occasion.”

Ingredients

    • 7 ounces graham crackers, broken into large pieces
    • ½ cup toasted pecans
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • ⅓ cup canola oil
    • 2 (8 ounce) packages reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
    • 2 cups nonfat plain Greek yogurt
    • ⅔ cup confectioners' sugar
    • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1½ cups raspberries
    • 1¼ cups blueberries and/or blackberries

Directions

  • 1 Pulse graham crackers, pecans and salt in a food processor until finely ground. With the motor running, drizzle in oil, then pulse to combine. Press into a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.
  • 2 Add cream cheese, yogurt, confectioners' sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice to the food processor. Puree until smooth, about 1 minute. Dollop the mixture over the crust, then gently spread into an even layer. Cover and refrigerate until cold, at least 2 hours and up to 1 day.
  • 3 To serve, arrange berries in a flag pattern on top of the cake and cut into 16 squares.
  • To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.
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