Bourbon Peach Cheesecake Mousse is a no bake dessert that’s bursting with the fresh flavors of summer. A true southern dessert recipe, juicy peaches are sautéed in brown sugar, butter and Bourbon and layered with a pecan graham cracker crust and a light and fluffy cheesecake mousse!
Bourbon Peach Cheesecake Recipe
Update! Bourbon Peach Cheesecake Mousse is the Grand Prize Winner of the Sweet ‘n Southern Desserts Recipe Contest hosted by Dixie Crystals at the Blog Life University Conference 2016!
The Georgia peach is sweet, juicy, fragrant and oh so delicious! The peach officially became Georgia’s state fruit on April 7, 1995 and has long been a part of the state’s history.
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Actually a member of the rose family, there are over 700 varieties of peaches. Originating in China, peaches have special significance in Chinese culture and are known for their mystical attributes and supposedly bring you luck, protection and abundance.
I’m just happy they are so very delicious and that I’m heading to the Blog Life University Conference later this month in Atlanta, Georgia, so I can indulge in a Georgia peach or two while I’m there!
But before I get there I’m participating in the Sweet ‘n Southern Desserts Recipe Contest hosted by this year’s platinum sponsor, Dixie Crystals, and Blog Life University Conference.
Why not give my contest entry and (update!) grand prize winner, Bourbon Peach Cheesecake Mousse, a true southern dessert recipe, a try? Just saute peaches in Bourbon, butter and brown sugar and layer them with a sweet and creamy cheesecake mousse. You’ll think you went straight to heaven with each and every spoonful of this southern dessert! #BLU16 #SweetandSouthern @Dixie_Crystals
Our Bourbon Peach Cheesecake Mousse recipe is the ideal way to make a peach cheesecake dessert without the fuss of baking a cheesecake but with all the delicious flavors of a southern dessert recipe!
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- graham cracker crumbs
- granulated sugar
- ground cinnamon
- mason jars
- cream cheese
- sour cream
- vanilla extract
- lemon zest
- frozen whipped topping
- fresh mint
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A pecan graham crust and Bourbon peaches give this award winning no-bake cheesecake mousse recipe it's southern flair!
- 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup Dixie Crystals granulated sugar
- 1 Tbs. vanilla extract
- 1 tsp. lemon zest
- 3 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 8 peach slices
- fresh mint sprigs
Combine graham cracker crumb, pecans, Dixie Crystals granulated sugar and cinnamon. Arrange 2 Tablespoons crumb mixture on bottom of each mason jar.
Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook peaches, brown sugar and Bourbon until peaches are softened and a sauce has formed, about 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Let cool. Spoon some of the sauce over graham crumbs in each mason jar, about 1 Tablespoon of sauce per jar, and then top with half of the peach mixture, dividing evenly between mason jars.
With mixer on medium-high speed beat cream cheese, sour cream, Dixie Crystals granulated sugar and vanilla until smooth and blended scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Stir in lemon zest. Fold in whipped topping until combined. Arrange cheesecake mousse mixture over peaches in mason jars, dividing evenly between jars, about 1/2 cup per jar. Top with remaining peach mixture.
Top each jar with whipped topping, peach slice and mint sprig.
Makes 8 servings.