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cherry blossoms

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Bickta
Kutztown, PA

I created this recipe this past October and originally called them "Pink Awareness" Mini Fillo Shells in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. These little bites are packed with creamy yet intense cherry flavor.

(1 rating)
yield 15 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cherry blossoms

  • 2 box
    (1.9 ounces each) frozen mini phylo shells (15 count each)
  • 1 pkg
    (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened in the microwave
  • 3 Tbsp
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 c
    frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 jar
    (8 ounces) maraschino cherries and juice

How To Make cherry blossoms

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees F. "Crisp" phylo shells as directed on package. Place on flat work surface to cool.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in a medium size bowl, cream together the cream cheese and confectioners' sugar. Mix well until combined. Add the whipped topping and beat until no lumps remain. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the cherry juice.
  • 3
    Carefully spoon filling into each shell, mounding slightly. Press 1 whole cherry into each.
  • 4
    Garnish with a sprinkling of confectioners' sugar.