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.
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.
In a large bowl mix until smooth the cream cheese, and vanilla , stir in powdered sugar and Cool whip. Spread over cooled crust.
Spread cherries over filling in spoonsful evenly and carefully. Top with mini chocolate chips, if desired