~ Cherry Cheesecake Dessert ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

A wonderful dessert to take to a potluck. Or, serve to your Valentine. I derived this recipe from my friend Linda, although I tweaked it somewhat to my liking.


Enjoy!


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Serves:

10 - 12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 - 16.5 oz
yellow cake mix / reserve 3/4 cup
1
egg
2 - 3 Tbsp
vegetable oil - enough to be able to press out into pan
2 - 8 oz
cream cheese - softened
1/2 c
sugar
3
eggs
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 1/4 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 large
can - cherry pie filling ( i use two )

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 300 degree F.

In a medium sized bowl, combine cake mix ( after reserving 3/4 cup ) with 1 egg and oil.

Press into bottom and somewhat up the sides of a 9 x 13 baking dish. Set aside.
2
In a large bowl, with hand mixer, blend cream cheese with 1/2 cup sugar.
3
Add eggs and reserved 3/4 cup cake mix. Beat until smooth.
4
Add milk, lemon juice and vanilla. Blend well, make sure you scrape the sides of the bowl.
5
Pour evenly into prepared crust.

Bake for 50 - 55 minutes or until set and beginning to become golden around edges.
6
Spread on the cherry topping and refrigerate until chilled and ready to serve. I also add a dollop of whipped cream to each individual piece.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American