Cherries in the Snow

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is one of those recipes you can make when there is little time and you have unexpected guests for the weekend. This also makes a great dessert for holiday buffet; and this can be made by using any canned pie -filling- I have made it with pineapple pie filling and blueberry; both turned out great.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12-14 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CRUST:

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar,packed
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts
  • FILLING:

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 8 oz
    thawed cool whip
  • TOPPING:

  • 21 oz
    can cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 c
    mini chocolate chips, optional

How to Make Cherries in the Snow

Step-by-Step

  1. Crust:
    Mix in a medium bowl, the flour, sugar and nuts. Mix in butter until crumbly. Pat down in a 9x13-inch baking pan. Bake in 350^ oven for about 12 minutes.( or you can use your favorite pie crust or refrigerated cookie dough.) Pat down and bake the same. Set aside to cool.
    ---
    Filling:
    In a large bowl mix until smooth the cream cheese, and vanilla , stir in powdered sugar and Cool whip. Spread over cooled crust.
    Topping:
    Spread cherries over filling in spoonsful evenly and carefully. Top with mini chocolate chips, if desired

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About Cherries in the Snow

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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