Cranberry Cream Cheese Frozen Pie

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is a great make ahead recipe- an all time favorite of mine- which I like to serve at Thanksgiving- but have used it at Easter several times..Always a refreshing and light tasting dessert after a big meal.
Again other fruit (pie filling) can be used.


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Serves:

8 servings

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
vanilla wafer crumbs- about 40 wafers
6 Tbsp
melted butter
8 oz
cream cheese,softened
14 oz
can sweetened condensed milk
1/3 c
lemon juice
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 can(s)
whole berry cranberry sauce, divided (14 oz.)
garnish:
whipped cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine wafer crumbs and butter. Press firmly onto bottom and up sides of 9-inch pie plate. Chill.
2
Beat cream cheese until fluffy in a large bowl. Gradually add sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Stir in lemon juice and vanilla.
Reserve 1/2 cup cranberry sauce. Add remaining sauce to cream cheese mixture. Pour into prepared crust. Cover.
3
Freeze 6 hours or until firm. Just before serving, garnish with whipped cream and reserved cranberry sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy