CHERRY CHEESE CAKE

CHERRY CHEESE CAKE
Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: MAKES 2 PIES
Prep Time:

Ingredients

16 oz cream cheese
16 oz whipped topping, thawed
1 c powdered sugar
1 c granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 Tbsp sweetened cherry pie filling
2 can(s) 21 ounce can sweetened cherry pie filling
2 graham cracker pie crust
CHERRY CHEESE CAKE (MAKES 2 PIES)

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amber frazier Recipe
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Palestine, TX (pop. 18,712)
amberfrazier
Member Since Feb 2011
amber's notes for this recipe:
MY GRANNY HAS MADE THIS RECIPES FOR AS LONG AS I CAN REMEMBER. SHE ALWAYS HAD THIS AS ONE OF THE GREAT DESERTS ON THE TABLE FOR CHRISTMAS OR THANKSGIVING. I AM NOT EXACTLY SURE WHERE SHE GOT THIS RECIPE FROM OR IF SHE MADE IT ALL ON HER OWN, BUT I HAVE BROUGHT THIS FROM HER FAMILY TO MINE. MY KIDS AND HUSBAND LOVES THIS RECIPE, IT IS USUALLY A BIRTHDAY CAKE FOR MY HUSBAND HE IS NOT A CAKE EATER.
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Directions

1
IN A LARGE MIXING BOWL MIX SUGAR WITH 1 BLOCK OF CREAM CHEESE LEAVE THE CREAM CHEESE CHUNKY (YOU WILL NEED TO MIX INGREDIENTS 2 SEPERATE TIMES SO PIES WILL FILL) 1TSP. VANILLA 1 CONTAINER WHIPPED CREAM AND 2 TBSP CHERRY FILLING. SWEETEN TO TASTE.
2
PUT INGREDIENTS IN PIE CRUST THEN POUR CHERRIES OVER THE TOP 1 CAN PER PIE. CHILL OVER NIGHT.

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user Gayle Vorreyer typetime - Feb 4, 2011
Amber, this sounds delicious. I just want to make sure I am going to do this right...do I divide the sugar to 1/c of each one for each separate pie? It sounds like a winner and I think your Grandma was a great cook! Thanks for sharing... Can't wait to make your recipe. :) Gayle
user amber frazier amberfrazier - Feb 5, 2011
Gayle when I do this I do each pie with a whole cup of sugar, my grandmother always added a little more, but to me hers was a little too sweet. Yes mam she is a great cook. Just a tip on this you want to leave the cream cheese kinda chunky because it gives the pie a great texture. Also it will be creamy not pressed like ordinary cheesecake. I hope you enjoy this recipe. Thanks for trying.

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