No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake – GRANDMA'S RECIPE

No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake

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1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
½ cup powdered sugar
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
21 ounce can blueberry pie filling
zest of 2 lemons
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cup blueberries
lemon slices, optional garnish

Add heavy whipping cream to a mixer bowl and beat at low speed for about 2 minutes, raise to medium-high speed and continue to whip until it starts to thicken. Add powdered sugar and continue to whip until stiff peaks form.
Divide sweetened whipped cream, 2 cups for the filling and the remainder for layering.
Add softened cream cheese to the mixer bowl and beat at medium speed until whipped, about 1 ½- 2 minutes.
Add blueberry pie filling, lemon zest and lemon juice.
Continue to beat until well combined.
Fold in 2 cups of reserved whipped cream until thoroughly combined.
Fill pastry bags with blueberry filling and another with the remaining sweetened whipped cream.
Layer into 5 oz dessert glasses or small bowls: blueberry filling, whipped cream, blueberries and repeat.
Garnish with more blueberries and a slice of lemon if desired.
Chill for 4 hours or overnight before serving.
To Make a Pie: Prepare according to directions. Fill a prepared 9 inch graham cracker crust. Top with sweetened whipped cream. Garnish with fresh blueberries and lemon slices. Chill 6 hours or overnight before serving.

Variation: Add a layer of crushed graham crackers into the dessert glasses if desired.

Pie Filling: Any flavor of pie filling can be substituted.