GINNY'S CHERRY-O CREAM PIE

Ellen Bales

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Every Christmas, without fail, my sister-in-law, Ginny Gwaltney, brings this delicious dessert to our family get-together. It disappears in record time! Trust me when I say it tastes absolutely heavenly!


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Serves:

8-12

Prep:

3 Hr

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

CRUST:

1 1/4 c
graham crackers, crushed
1/3 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/3 c
butter, melted

FILLING:

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1 can(s)
(14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
1/3 c
lemon juice
1 tsp
vanilla extract

TOPPING:

1 can(s)
cherry pie filling

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CRUST: Combine all ingredients and press into 9 in. pie plate. Chill before filling.
2
FILLING: In a medium bowl, whip softened cream cheese till fluffy. Add sweetened condensed milk and mix well. Add lemon juice and vanilla and mix well.
3
Pour into cooled pie shell and refrigerate for 2 hours before topping with the cherry pie filling.
4
You may substitute almost any flavor of pie filling: blueberry, apple, peach, strawberry--whatever you like. If using apple, a pinch of cinnamon in the filling is a good touch.
5
In our large family, this recipe MUST be doubled, or even tripled, and put into a 9x13" pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #creamy, #rich