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Blueberry amaretto squares

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter (melted)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 (3 3/4 ounce) boxes vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup Amaretto, divided
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 5 cups frozen blueberries, thawed 1 (8 ounce) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed

Instructions

  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/2 cup sugar and butter; press into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish.
  2. Combine eggs, 3/4 cup sugar and cream cheese; beat with electric mixer until smooth. Spread mixture over graham cracker crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes; cool completely.
  3. Combine milk, pudding mix and 1/4 cup Amaretto; beat 2 minutes at low speed of an electric mixer. Spread over cream cheese layer.
  4. Combine 1 1/4 cups sugar and cornstarch in a large saucepan; gradually add 1/4 cup Amaretto, stirring until smooth. Stir in blueberries. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened; then cool. Pour blueberry mixture over pudding mixture. Chill thoroughly.
  5. To serve, spread whipped topping over blueberries.
  6. Yield: 15 to 18 servings.