Fresh Peach DessertI always wait for the peaches to come on so that I can make this delicious dessert. You can make it in a 13x9 pan or in two pie plates. Don't substitute canned peaches - they must be fresh! I got this recipe from my good friend, Susan, she use to make it for faculty parties when I worked at Park School. It was always the first dessert to be gobbled up.
2 cups water
2 T. corn starch
1 cup sugar
1 pkg. peach jello (small)
4 cups peaches
2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
6 T. powdered sugar
1 square margarine, melted
1 8 oz. cream cheese
2 envelopes dream whip (made up) OR 1 cup cool whip
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Boil water, corn starch and sugar until it is thick. Add peach jello, cool. Add sliced peaches and put in refrigerator to chill. Mix graham cracker crumbs, 6 T. powdered sugar and melted margarine. Press 1/2 of the graham cracker mixture onto the bottom of a 13x9 pan (save other half for the top). Fold together the cream cheese, cool whip and powdered sugar. Pour all of the chilled peach mixture onto the graham cracker crust. Top with the cool whip mixture. Top with the rest of the graham cracker mixture. Chill for several hours before serving.
***You can also make this using 2 small pie plates instead of the 13x9 pan.