Cherry Chewbilees Recipe

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Cherry Chewbilees

Jayme Makowski

By
@Crikkit

This is my absolute favorite summer (or anytime) dessert.

I found this recipe in a small Christmas Cookie collection pamphlet from Crisco - 1989


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Serves:

36 bars

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

CRUST

1 1/2 c
walnuts, finely chopped
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
butter flavor shortening

FILLING

2
8 oz packages of cream cheese
2/3 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2
21 oz can cherry pie filling

TOPPING

1/2 c
walnuts, coursely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
HEAT oven to 350. GREASE a 9x13 inch pan with butter flavored shortening.
2
CRUST: Combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in shortening until fine crumbs form. Add finely chopped walnuts.

Press crumb mixture into the bottom of baking dish. Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes until edges are lightly browned.
3
FILLING: Beat cream cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a small bowl. Mix with electric mixer until smooth. Spread over hot baked crust. Bake 15 minutes longer.
4
Remove from oven and allow to cool a bit and finish setting up. Spread cherry pie filling over the cheese layer. Sprinkle coursely chopped walnuts over the top. Refrigerate for several hours. Cut into bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Hashtags: #walnuts, #cherries