Opal’s Cherry Surprise

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Cathy Evans Mauricio

By
@CathyEvansMauricio

I don't know where my mom got this recipe, but she has been making it for over 50 years, hence that's why I named it Opal's Surprise, after my mom..

Rating:
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Serves:
12
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

3 egg whites beaten stiff
1 c. sugar, add to beaten egg whites
fold in 12 crushed soda crackers
½ c. nuts
1 t. vanilla
1 t. vinegar

How to Make Opal’s Cherry Surprise

Step-by-Step

  • 1Crust:Pour in greased large pan. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Cool. Don't worry when the crust falls.
  • 2Filling:
    1 (3 oz) Cream cheese softened at room temperature
    1 c. sifted powdered sugar
    1 t. vanilla
  • 3Using a mixer, whip the cream cheese. Then add the sifted powdered sugar a little at a time. Before you have added all the powdered sugar to the cream sugar, add the vanilla. Do not beat the ingredients too long or you will make butter. Pour the filling on top of the cracker crust.
  • 4Then top with Cherry Pie Filling..

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About Opal’s Cherry Surprise

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American