Cherry Chewbilees

Cherry Chewbilees Recipe

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Jayme Makowski

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@Crikkit

This is my absolute favorite summer (or anytime) dessert.

I found this recipe in a small Christmas Cookie collection pamphlet from Crisco - 1989

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
36 bars
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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CRUST

1 1/2 c
walnuts, finely chopped
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
butter flavor shortening

FILLING

2
8 oz packages of cream cheese
2/3 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2
21 oz can cherry pie filling

TOPPING

1/2 c
walnuts, coursely chopped

How to Make Cherry Chewbilees

Step-by-Step

  • 1HEAT oven to 350. GREASE a 9x13 inch pan with butter flavored shortening.
  • 2CRUST: Combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in shortening until fine crumbs form. Add finely chopped walnuts.

    Press crumb mixture into the bottom of baking dish. Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes until edges are lightly browned.
  • 3FILLING: Beat cream cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a small bowl. Mix with electric mixer until smooth. Spread over hot baked crust. Bake 15 minutes longer.
  • 4Remove from oven and allow to cool a bit and finish setting up. Spread cherry pie filling over the cheese layer. Sprinkle coursely chopped walnuts over the top. Refrigerate for several hours. Cut into bars.

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About Cherry Chewbilees

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Hashtags: #walnuts, #cherries




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