Red White and Blue No-Bake Frozen Cupcakes

When I think of the perfect summer dessert, it’s something cool and fresh. I love fresh blueberries and strawberries in the summer time. Add a big dollop of whipped cream and maybe some angel food cake and the dessert reminds me of summertime.

When the Cupcake Hero theme was announced to be Red White and Blue, I immediately thought of strawberry and blueberry. I’m not a huge fan of berries baked into cakes. SO when I saw this recipe in my Google Reader, I thought it could be a great in the form of a cupcake.
I adjusted the recipe by adding blueberries and making it into cupcakes instead of a loaf. Check out all those chunks of strawberry and blueberry!!

Red White and Blue Frozen Cupcakes – Adapted from Megans Cookin (originally from Cool Whip) – makes 12
2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped
1 cup fresh blueberries, chopped
1 can (14 oz.) Sweetened Condensed Milk (I used low fat)
1/4 cup lemon juice (I forgot it, but use it if you have it)
1 tub (8 oz.) Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
8 OREO Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, finely chopped
1 Tbsp. butter, melted

Line muffin tin with foil cupcake papers. Mash the berries in large bowl (I used a food processor). Add condensed milk, juice and 2 cups of the whipped topping; mix well.

Mix chopped cookies and butter. Spoon 1 Tbsp of the cookie mixture into the bottom of the cupcake liners. Fill cupcake tins to the top with the berry mixture (I filled mine really full).

Freeze 6 hours or until firm. Spread or pipe remaining whipped topping onto top of the cupcakes. Decorate with more fresh berries or cookie crumbs, or even some fresh mint. Store leftovers in freezer.

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6 Responses to “Chocolate and Peanut Butter Pops”

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    SimplySweeter — May 21, 2010 at 11:34 am

    Love these! Isn’t it amazing how anything that’s been dipped in chocolate can bring rave reviews??

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    Lauren — May 21, 2010 at 3:09 pm

    What a phenomenal sweet/savory treat!

  3. #
    KV — May 21, 2010 at 5:20 pm

    I like the white with the red B – nice Red Sox feel to it!

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    ajcabuang04 — May 22, 2010 at 5:10 am

    Can’t believe you used Ritz crackers! What a great idea!

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    Alex Erynn — May 22, 2010 at 11:15 pm

    I was just talking about making chocolate dipped oreos. They sound fantastic!

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    — May 23, 2010 at 11:42 pm

    Mmm, these look amazing! Must try these!

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