Black Forest Dream Dessert

Black Forest Dream Dessert Recipe

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Lori Brown


This rich, chilled dessert hits the spot on a hot summer's day. The recipe makes a large dessert, but don't expect any leftovers!


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
2 Hr


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  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    cold butter
  • 1/2 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1
    8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1
    8 oz. container of frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 1 can(s)
    cherry pie filling (21 oz.)
  • 1 1/2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 1/2 c
    cold milk
  • 2 pkg
    instant vanilla pudding (3.4 oz each)
  • ·
    chocolate curls, optional

How to Make Black Forest Dream Dessert


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

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About Black Forest Dream Dessert

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts

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