Cherries in the Snow

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is one of those recipes you can make when there is little time and you have unexpected guests for the weekend. This also makes a great dessert for holiday buffet; and this can be made by using any canned pie -filling- I have made it with pineapple pie filling and blueberry; both turned out great.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12-14 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CRUST:

1 c
all purpose flour
1 stick
butter
1/4 c
brown sugar,packed
1/2 c
chopped nuts

FILLING:

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
powdered sugar
8 oz
thawed cool whip

TOPPING:

21 oz
can cherry pie filling
1/2 c
mini chocolate chips, optional

Step-By-Step

1Crust:
Mix in a medium bowl, the flour, sugar and nuts. Mix in butter until crumbly. Pat down in a 9x13-inch baking pan. Bake in 350^ oven for about 12 minutes.( or you can use your favorite pie crust or refrigerated cookie dough.) Pat down and bake the same. Set aside to cool.
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Filling:
In a large bowl mix until smooth the cream cheese, and vanilla , stir in powdered sugar and Cool whip. Spread over cooled crust.
Topping:
Spread cherries over filling in spoonsful evenly and carefully. Top with mini chocolate chips, if desired

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids