Cherry Delight Cheesecake

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Jeanne Gliddon
from Los Banos, CA

Years ago my Mother purchased a cookbook called A Woman's Paradise of Recipes. It is a compilation of recipes from the kitchens of the Associated Women For Pepperdine College and it was published in 1962. My cookbook is very worn and tired looking but the recipes in it are still tried and true. I have chosen one of my favorite to share with you all. I slightly tweaked the recipe by adding 2 ounces more Cream Cheese and an additional 1/2 tsp. Vanilla. This is an elegant dessert for any occasion.

serves 6 to 8 depending on size of servings!
prep time 45 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 stick
    plus 3 tablespoons butter
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1 lg
    16 oz. container whipped topping
  • 1 can
    comstock cherry pie filling
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How To Make

  • 1
    Mix first 3 ingredients together and press in a 9 inch pie plate.
  • 2
    Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool on wire rack.
  • 3
    Blend together powdered sugar, cream cheese and vanilla. Spread on cooled crust.
  • 4
    Sprinkle chopped Walnuts over Cream Cheese mixture.
  • 5
    Spread the Whipped Topping over the Chopped Walnuts saving enough to decorate edges and center.
  • 6
    Spread the Cherry Filling over the Whipped Topping.
  • 7
    Decorate edges with remaining Whipped Topping with a dollop in center if so desired. Sprinkle dollop with chopped Walnuts.
  • 8
    Cut and enjoy!
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