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  June 07, 2023

4th of July Dessert Recipes - Sparkler Frozen Cheesecake
Dessert Ideas for Your Fourth of July BBQ

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Sparkler Frozen Cheesecake - This cheesecake can also be made with frozen blueberries and grape juice if you prefer. Cranberry-raspberry juice can also be used in place of the cranberry juice. Be careful using the sparkers and remove them before they burn down to the cheesecake.

Product: 4th of July Dessert Recipes for Kids
Category: Fourth of July Fun - Cooking Activities


Sparkler Frozen Cheesecake


  • 1 1/2 C of cream filled chocolate sandwich cookies crumbled
  • 1/4 C of butter, melted
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 3/4 C of confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen sweetened raspberries, thawed
  • 3/4 C of cranberry juice, divided
  • 1 t lemon juice
  • 2 C heavy whipping cream, whipped


  1. Place the cookie crumbs into a shallow bowl.
  2. Stir in the melted butter.
  3. Press the mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 9 inch pan.
  4. Place the cream cheese and sugar into a large mixing bowl and beat until combined.
  5. Carefully fold the thawed raspberries into the mixture.
  6. Add 1/2 C of the cranberry juice and the lemon juice and beat until blended together well.
  7. Spread the mixture over the crust.
  8. Carefully spoon the remaining cranberry juice over the top and using a knife cut through the batter in a swirling motion.
  9. Cover the cheesecake and freeze overnight.
  10. When ready to serve remove the cheesecake from the freezer and let stand for 15 minutes.
  11. Place 3 to 4 sparklers into the cheesecake and light.

Makes 12 servings

Preparation Time: approximately 20 minutes
Freezing Time: approximately 8 hours
Total Time: approximately 8 hours and 20 minutes

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