Cherry Blossoms

Susan Bickta

By
@souxie

I created this recipe this past October and originally called them "Pink Awareness" Mini Fillo Shells in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. These little bites are packed with creamy yet intense cherry flavor.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 box
(1.9 ounces each) frozen mini phylo shells (15 count each)
1 pkg
(3 ounces) cream cheese, softened in the microwave
3 Tbsp
confectioners' sugar
1/2 c
frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 jar(s)
(8 ounces) maraschino cherries and juice

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350 degrees F. "Crisp" phylo shells as directed on package. Place on flat work surface to cool.
2Meanwhile, in a medium size bowl, cream together the cream cheese and confectioners' sugar. Mix well until combined. Add the whipped topping and beat until no lumps remain. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the cherry juice.
3Carefully spoon filling into each shell, mounding slightly. Press 1 whole cherry into each.
4Garnish with a sprinkling of confectioners' sugar.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cherries, #maraschino