Black Forrest Dream Dessert

Cassie *


Another delicious dessert from Taste of Home June/July 2007 issue.

I am making this for Valentines Day, as I do every year. My family loves it.


★★★★★ 3 votes

45 Min


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1 c
all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp
1/2 c
cold butter, cubed
1 c
flaked coconut
1/2 c
chopped walnuts, toasted
package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 c
confectioners' sugar
carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
1 can(s)
(21 ounces) cherry pie filling
1 1/2 c
semisweet chocolate chips
2 1/2 c
cold milk
2 pkg
(3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix
chocolate curls, optional

How to Make Black Forrest Dream Dessert


  • 1In a large bowl, combine flour and sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in coconut and walnuts. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 2In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Fold in 1 cup whipped topping. Spread over crust. Top with pie filling; cover and chill.
  • 3In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Whisk a small amount of pudding into melted chocolate. Return all to the pudding, whisking constantly. Pour over cherry filling. Chill for 2 hours or until set.
  • 4Just before serving, spread remaining whipped topping over dessert. Garnish with chocolate curls if desired.


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