As someone who does not enjoy baking, I am always experimenting with no bake desserts. My specialties are dessert cups. I developed this recipe last year and it quickly became a crowd favorite. In under twenty minutes you can have a delectable Shavuos dessert sitting in your freezer!
Blueberry Bourbon Cheese Cups
For the blueberry mixture:
16 oz fresh or frozen blueberries
1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons bourbon
1 tablespoon lemon juice
For the cheese mixture:
16 oz whipped cream cheese
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a small pot, combine all the ingredients for the blueberry mixture and simmer over medium heat for fifteen minutes. Remove from heat and allow for it to cool off.
In a medium-size bowl, combine all the ingredients for the cheese mixture and whip together using a hand mixer. Whip until fully combined.
To assemble, add a crushed cookie to the bottom of a 3 oz cup. Fill three-quarters of the cup with cheese mixture. Add some of the blueberry mixtures and swirl with a toothpick to get the beautiful marbleization. Freeze for thirty minutes. Serve chilled.
Note: this recipe freezes very well. It is even better semi-frozen. After swirling, place all the cups in a disposable pan, cover, and freeze. to defrost, thaw on the counter for thirty to sixty minutes
As the fourth generation in the food industry, Charnie Kohn is no stranger to good food. She discovered her passion for cooking once she got married and started experimenting in her own kitchen. She soon realized that it was not only the recipe developing and cooking that excited her; food styling and food photography also intrigued her. She now runs her Instagram account, @the.seasoned.palate , where she shares her tasty recipes and beautiful photos. Many of her recipes have become crowd favorites and have been featured in magazines.