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Grandma's Blueberry Delight - no-bake, layered dessert made of Nilla wafers, whipped cream and blueberry compote. #cakebycourtney #blueberrydelight #nobakedessert #layereddessert
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5 from 9 votes

Blueberry Delight

No-bake, layered dessert made of Nilla wafers, whipped cream and blueberry compote.
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Beginner, Blueberry Delight
Servings: 15


Blueberry Compote

  • 1 pint fresh or frozen blueberries I prefer fresh
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp. corn starch measured and then sifted

Nilla Wafer Crust

  • 11 oz. crushed Nilla wafers One 11 oz. box
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted

Whipped Cream Filling

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


For the Compote

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan. Heat to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. You want the blueberries to burst and the liquid to thicken. It should coat your spoon well.
  • This is best made ahead of time and can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a couple weeks.

For the Wafer Crust

  • In a food processor or blender, pulverize the cookies to a fine crumb.
  • Add the melted butter and stir until the crumbs are wet.
  • Pat the crumbs firmly into place in a 9"x13" pan. Refrigerate until ready to use.

For the Whipped Cream

  • Combine the whipped cream and powdered sugar. Beat to stiff peaks.


  • Evenly spread the whipped cream over the crust.
  • Gently spread the blueberry compote over the whipped cream.
  • Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.