A recipe that’s good all BBQ season long, the “Wave Your Flag Cheesecake” featuring Philadelphia Cream Cheese and fresh strawberries and blueberries, is the perfect addition to any patriotic spread.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups boiling water
  • 2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
  • ice cubes
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 pkg. (10.75 oz.) prepared pound cake, cut into 10 slices
  • 1-1/3 cups blueberries, divided
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed

Preparation

Step 1:

Slice 1 cup strawberries; halve remaining strawberries. Set aside. Add boiling water to gelatin mixes in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add ice to cold water to measure 2 cups. Add to gelatin; stir until ice is completely melted. Refrigerate 5 min. or until slightly thickened.

Step 2:

Meanwhile, line bottom of 13x9-inch dish with cake. Add sliced strawberries and 1 cup blueberries to thickened gelatin; stir gently. Spoon over cake. Refrigerate 4 hours or until gelatin is firm.

Step 3:

Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with whisk until blended. Stir in COOL WHIP; spread over gelatin. Arrange strawberry halves on cream cheese mixture to resemble stripes of flag. Add remaining blueberries for stars.