Merry Cherry Dessert Recipe

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MERRY CHERRY DESSERT

Tuesday Cooks

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@TuesdayCooks

This recipe was prepared by Ruth Norris, a Curious Cuisiner member, for the December 2014 meeting. Chosen from Kraftrecipes.com, this dessert was a big hit with the group!


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Serves:

18 (2/3 cups each)

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

3 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 can(s)
21oz cherry pie filling, divided
1-1/2 c
boiling water
1 pkg
6oz jello cheery flavor gelatin
1-1/2 c
cold water
4 c
angel food cake cubes
2 pkg
3.4oz jello vanilla instant pudding
3 c
cold milk
1
8oz container cool whip, thawed, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Reserve 1/3 cup cherry pie filling for garnish; set aside.
2
Add boiling water to gelatin; mix in a large bowl.
Stir at least 2 minutes, until completely dissolved.
Stir in cold water and remaining cherry pie filling.
3
Refrigerate 45 minutes, or until slightly thickened.
4
Place cake cubes in 3qt. serving bowl.
Cover with gelatin mixture.
Refrigerate 45 minutes, or until gelatin layer is set, but not firm.
5
Beat pudding mixes and milk in large bowl with whisk for 2 minutes.
Stir in 2 cups Cool Whip.
Spoon over gelatin layer in bowl.
Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
Top with remaining Cool Whip and the reserved cherry pie filling.

Garnish with sliced almonds or fresh mint sprigs before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American