Ultimate Blueberry Pie
baked 9" pie shell
8 ounces cream cheese
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup heavy cream
10 ounces blueberry preserves
1 1/2 cups heavy cream, whipped stiff
1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
2 cups blueberries, drained well
Cool baked crust thoroughly. In deep bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar,
vanilla and 1/2 cup cream until it becomes a thick, pudding-like consistency.
Pour into crust. Gently spoon preserves on top. Chill for 1 hour.
Whip 1 1/2 cup cream until soft peaks appear, then sprinkle
on sugar and gelatin and continue beating until very firm. Fold in 1 1/2 cups
Dollop whipped cream-berry mixture onto pie. Garnish with 1/2
cup blueberries. Chill several hours before serving.