Merry Cherry Dessert Recipe

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MERRY CHERRY DESSERT

Tuesday Cooks

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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

Step-By-Step

1Reserve 1/3 cup cherry pie filling for garnish; set aside.

2Add 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.

3Refrigerate 45 minutes, or until slightly thickened.

4Place cake cubes in 3qt. serving bowl.
Cover with gelatin mixture.
Refrigerate 45 minutes, or until gelatin layer is set, but not firm.

5Beat 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