Venango County Recipe of the Day: Strawberry-Rhubarb Cream Dessert

| June 11, 2018

If you like strawberry-rhubarb pie, you will love this dessert! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Cream Dessert


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup sugar


1 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
5 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb
1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1 – 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1-1/4 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped, divided


~Preheat oven to 350°.

~In a small bowl, combine the flour, pecans, butter, and sugar. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes (or until golden brown). Cool on a wire rack.

~In a large saucepan, combine brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in rhubarb until combined. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often. Reduce heat; cook and stir for four to five minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat and cool. Stir in strawberries.

~In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Fold in one cup whipped cream. Spread over crust; top with rhubarb mixture. Spread with remaining whipped cream.

Refrigerate for three to four hours before serving.

Venango County Recipe of the Day is Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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