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Blue Raspberry Dream Bars {Gender Reveal!}

Blue Raspberry Cream Dream Bars make an ideal candy deal with for summer time or a gender reveal get together! Traditional raspberry cheesecake bars are tinted blue with a creamy whipped topping and blue sprinkles on this simple, enjoyable, and no bake dessert recipe. 

A bite of a blue Dream Bar dessert.

In search of a blue gender reveal dessert concept? Everybody LOVES dream bars!

We took our well-liked Raspberry Cream Dream Bars recipe and gave them a blue twist! Whether or not you’re celebrating the approaching arrival of a child boy, or simply in search of that excellent blue raspberry dessert, you’re going to like these no bake bars. 

Blue Raspberry Dream Bars

The tangy candy raspberry filling is a match made in heaven for the creamy cheesecake. Served chilly, they style similar to a kind of blue raspberry novelty desserts I obtained from the ice cream truck as a child. 

Do you know that blue raspberries don’t actually exist? Blue raspberry desserts are simply raspberry desserts with blue coloring added! The pop of shiny blue shade makes the cheesecake bars look a bit further particular. 

Better of all: Blue Raspberry Dream Bars are really easy to make!

Some of the ingredients to make a blue dessert.


Like all of my dream bar recipes, these cheesecake bars consist of some elements.

For the crust you will want:

  • Nilla wafers cookies 
  • Unsalted butter

For the blue raspberry JELL-O layer you will want:

  • Blue raspberry gelatin
  • Boiling water
  • Chilly water
  • Cream cheese
  • Blue meals coloring
  • Raspberry extract – elective
    I did make these with out the raspberry extract, however you may add a teaspoon when you’d like extra of a raspberry taste.
  • Cool Whip – Or use my selfmade stabilized whipped cream as a substitute

For the cheesecake layer you’ll want these elements:

  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Cool whip – plus further for serving!
  • Blue sugar or sprinkles for adorning
Ingredients to make a cookie crust.

How do I make this Blue Raspberry dessert?

STEP 1. Make the cheesecake crust. 

First, pulse the Nilla wafers in a meals processor to kind crumbs. Add melted butter and blend with a spatula to mix. 

Now press the combination right into a baking dish lined with parchment paper. Place the crust within the freezer to relax when you put together the remainder of the raspberry dream bar layers. 

STEP 2. Make the raspberry cream filling. 

Begin by dissolving the gelatin powder in boiling water. Then whisk in chilly water and chill the JELLO combination within the fridge for about 10 minutes. 

Professional tip: You need the JELLO to chill down however NOT set! Watch out to not overchill or your filling gained’t come collectively. 

Whereas the JELLO cools, beat collectively cream cheese with raspberry extract and blue meals coloring. Regularly incorporate the cooled JELLO combination and blend to mix. It could take some time, however the extra slowly you add the blue gelatin to the cream cheese combination the much less clumps of gelatin you’ll get.

Let this filling chill within the fridge for one hour. It’s going to thicken and funky to the right consistency! 

STEP 3. Make the cheesecake layer. 

For the cheesecake, beat collectively cream cheese with powdered sugar and vanilla extract. Fold in a single cup of cool whip. 

STEP 4. Assemble!

It’s time to place all these tasty layers collectively to make the perfect ever blue raspberry cream cheesecake bars! 

  • Dollop the cheesecake over the frozen crust. Unfold it round evenly to kind a single layer. 
  • Fold the remaining Cool Whip from the bathtub into the chilled blue raspberry cream combination.
  • Gently pour the raspberry cream onto the cheesecake layer and unfold evenly. 
  • Place into the fridge in a single day or for no less than 6 hours. 
Process Collage for Blue Raspberry Dream Bars

Suggestions for Slicing and Serving

The parchment paper makes slicing the bars simple and fuss free. Grasp the corners of the parchment to carry all the uncut bars out of the pan without delay. 

Run a big knife beneath scorching water, rigorously dry it off, after which slice by means of the bars, repeating with every minimize. This may assist make clear cuts that create fewer crumbs–and make the bars look image excellent. 

Prime every bar with dollops of extra Cool Whip or whipped cream. Sprinkle blue sugar, sprinkles or different edible decorations earlier than serving! 

The top of a Dream Bar made with Blue Raspberry Jello

How do I retailer them?

Dream bars style finest chilly straight from the fridge! Retailer any bars you gained’t eat straight away tightly coated within the fridge. Take pleasure in inside 3 days for finest style. 

Dream Bar Recipes

As soon as I discovered how you can make dream bars, there was no stopping me. It’s extremely enjoyable to create completely different taste mixtures and everybody loves them. 

It’s no surprise I’ve greater than 20 completely different dream bar recipes on the positioning, plus loads of different variations on the no-bake cheesecake idea. 

If you happen to’re a chocolate fanatic, I’ve you coated. These Chocolate Peanut Butter Dream Bars and these Chocolate Turtle Dream Bars style like, properly, a dream come true. 

They’re not referred to as “dream bars” for nothing, people.

I additionally adore Chocolate Mint Dream Bars and the pure decadence of Chocolate Lined Strawberry Dream Bars.

Oreos and cheesecake seem to be they have been made for one another. Particularly after they’re mixed to make Oreo Pudding Dream Bars or Cookies & Cream Cheesecake Bars. It’s woth shopping for just a few further packages of Oreos subsequent time you buy groceries, only for an excuse so as to add them to your subsequent dessert. 

Talking of cookies: I’ve sort of an affinity for Circus Animal cookies. , these animal-shaped cookies with a pink icing coating and sprinkles? I couldn’t assist however create a recipe for Circus Animal Dream Bars

The colour of these bars would make an ideal simple gender reveal dessert recipe too. Make a batch of the Blue Raspberry Cream Dream Bars and a batch of pink dream bars. Then everybody can take their “guess” of the gender by selecting which shade bar they need! 

In search of extra dream bar recipes with fruit? Together with the raspberry model, I’ve recipes for blueberry, cherry, strawberry, and orange creamsicle dream bars for any craving. 

A bite taken out of a no bake layered blue dessert.

Raspberry Recipes

Cooking and baking with raspberries is a straightforward manner so as to add shade, sweetness and a zesty trace of taste. 

Immediately’s bars are made with raspberry JELLO and extract moderately than recent berries. For a dessert recipe with actual raspberries, take a look at this epic Orange Spice Cake. It’s crammed with a candy mixture of recent raspberries and cranberries; excellent for the vacations! 
You possibly can flip any cake right into a raspberry cake by including a bit Easy Raspberry Syrup to the frosting. It’s a fast and straightforward strategy to infuse raspberry taste into every kind of desserts and drinks.

And if you need raspberries in your first meal of the day as a substitute of your final, give these simple and scrumptious Raspberry Cream Cheese Scones a attempt. Everybody who’s made them loves them.



A layered cheesecake dessert with blue raspberry jello.
Blue Raspberry Dream Bars

Created by: Lynne Feifer

Blue Raspberry Cream Dream Bars

Blue Raspberry Cream Dream Bars make an ideal candy deal with for summer time or a gender reveal get together! Traditional raspberry cheesecake bars are tinted blue with a creamy whipped topping and blue sprinkles on this simple, enjoyable, no bake scrumptious dessert recipe. 

Forestall your display from going darkish


Nilla Wafer Crust

  • Line an 8 X 8-inch baking pan with parchment, so as to simply take away the bars to evenly slice and serve.

  • In a medium bowl, soften the 5 tablespoons of butter within the microwave for about 30 seconds. Stir and soften for one more 5-10 seconds, if vital.

  • In a meals processor, pulse the Nilla Wafers till they’re advantageous crumbs. Add the cookie crumbs to the melted butter and blend with a rubber spatula till all is properly included.

  • Pour into the ready baking pan and unfold, urgent all the way down to create a fair crust. Place pan into the freezer whereas making ready the remainder of the recipe for no less than half-hour.

Blue Raspberry Gelatin

  • Right into a 2-cup measuring glass, combine the blue raspberry gelatin with 3/4 cup boiling water. Stir till dissolved. Add the three/4 cup chilly water and stir. Place into fridge till utterly cooled, however not set – about 10 minutes.

Blue Raspberry Cream Layer

  • In a mixing bowl, beat 8 ounces of the cream cheese with the raspberry extract and blue meals coloring.

  • Slowly pour within the chilled gelatin combine whereas mixing every thing collectively. As soon as utterly easy, place into fridge to relax and thicken for one hour. *See Be aware.

Cheesecake Layer

  • In a mixing bowl, beat one other 8 ounces of cream cheese, the confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla collectively till easy and creamy. With a rubber spatula, fold in a single cup of the Cool Whip.

  • Place dollops of cheesecake combination onto the frozen crust and with an offset spatula, unfold to kind a fair layer.

Blue Raspberry Layer continued

  • With a rubber spatula, fold the remaining Cool Whip (about 2 cups) into the chilled blue raspberry cream combination, combining till evenly distributed and easy.

  • Gently pour the blue raspberry cream onto the cheesecake layer and unfold evenly with an offset spatula.

  • Place into the fridge in a single day or for no less than 6 hours. I’ve discovered that in a single day is finest.

  • When slicing, take away the bars from the whole pan by lifting them out within the parchment. Run a big knife beneath scorching water, dry off, after which slice by means of the bars, repeating with every minimize, if desired. This may enable for clear cuts.

  • Serve with dollops of extra Cool Whip of my Stabilized Whipped Cream and prime with blue sugar or sprinkles.

Blue Sugar

  • In a small bowl, place 2 tablespoons granulated sugar. Add 2 drops of blue meals coloring and blend completely. Pour sugar onto a folded paper towel and put aside to dry. Sprinkle over the bars earlier than serving, if desired


Use the quantities of water on this recipe required to combine the raspberry gelatin. DO NOT use the quantities listed within the field directions. We wish a extra steady gelatin and fewer of it. If raspberry cream combination is left within the fridge for a couple of hour, the gelatin will harden and kind. This isn’t a problem except you need a utterly creamy layer for the highest with NO blue gelatin specks. Plus, the extra slowly you pour the gelatin into the cream cheese combination the extra evenly it would unfold with out clumping.


Serving: 1g | Energy: 481kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 6g | Fats: 29g | Saturated Fats: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 2g | Monounsaturated Fats: 7g | Trans Fats: 0.3g | Ldl cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 315mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 959IU | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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