Blueberry Frozen-Yogurt Pie

Blueberry Frozen-Yogurt Pie

This Blueberry Frozen-Yogurt Pie is a refreshing sweet.

Blueberry Frozen-Yogurt Pie
 
Makes 1 (10-inch) pie
Ingredients
  • 2 cups vanilla-wafer cookie crumbs
  • 1 cup ground hazelnuts
  • ¾ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 2½ cups chopped fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar, divided
  • 1 (16-ounce) container vanilla yogurt
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • Garnish: fresh blueberries and fresh lavender
Instructions
  1. Spray a 10-inch springform pan with baking spray. Line bottom with parchment paper, and spray again; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cookie crumbs, hazelnuts, and brown sugar. Add melted butter, and stir to combine. Press mixture into bottom of prepared pan; place in freezer.
  3. In the work bowl of a food processor, combine blueberries and sugar; pulse until smooth.
  4. In a separate large bowl, and using a mixer at high speed, beat cream cheese until creamy, about 3 minutes. Add ½ cup confectioners’ sugar and yogurt, and beat until smooth. Add blueberry mixture to yogurt mixture, beating to combine.
  5. In a large bowl, beat cream with remaining ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar until stiff peaks form. Add whipped cream to blueberry mixture, and beat until mixture is smooth. Spoon mixture into prepared crust, and freeze for 4 hours. Garnish with blueberries and lavender, if desired. Pie can be stored, in a freezer, in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

For more recipes featuring blueberries, see “Blueberry Bliss” on page 31 of the May/June 2013 issue of Victoria. 

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