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cheese and cherry dessert

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sandi orcutt
madera, CA

I got this recipe from 2 Aunts-Doreen Snow and Margaret Mallas. This was one of my favorite Christmas desserts that I always looked forward too and my family loves it as well.

(1 rating)
yield 16 squares

Ingredients For cheese and cherry dessert

  • 20
    graham crackers, crushed
  • 1/4 c
    butter, margarine, melted
  • 1/4 c
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 1 sm
    pkg cool whip
  • 1 can
    cherry pie filling (blueberry will also work)

How To Make cheese and cherry dessert

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375
  • 2
    Combine 1st 3 ingredients. Mix well. Spoon into 11x13 baking dish. Pat down evenly. Bake for 18 min. Remove and cool completely.
  • 3
    Combine cream cheese and milk and beat until smooth.
  • 4
    Add: the 1 cup sugar. Beat well. Set aside.
  • 5
    Fold cool whip into cream cheese mix. Spread evenly over crust completely covering. Spread pie filling evenly over top and chill several hrs before serving. Keep leftovers chilled.

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