Aunt Helen's Cherry Dessert

1
Erin McGowen

By
@Sphynxle

My great-Aunt Helen was a fantastic cook, and here's another one of her recipes. This is always a hit whenever one of us in the family makes it!

Note: You can use cool whip instead of dream whip.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
NA
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • CRUST

  • 1 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • FILLING

  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese
  • 1 pkg
    dream whip, made according to the directions on box
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 can(s)
    cherry pie filling

How to Make Aunt Helen's Cherry Dessert

Step-by-Step

  1. Crust: Mix together and press into a 9x13 dish. bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until light brown in color.
  2. Filling: Mix ingredients together and spread on cooled crust. Top with cherry pie filling. Keep cool!

Printable Recipe Card

About Aunt Helen's Cherry Dessert

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom



Show 4 Comments & Reviews

11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes With a Twist

11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes With a Twist


Pumpkin pie is a classic Thanksgiving dessert. Typically flavored with fall spices (like cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves), the custard pie is creamy and luscious. The version most aligned to what we think of pumpkin pie first appeared in Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery cookbook in 1796. Since then, pumpkin pie has evolved. Now, there are […]

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


It’s our favorite meal of the year! We’re getting all giddy and excited to load our plates with green bean casserole, corn pudding, mashed potatoes, stuffing (and/or dressing), homemade rolls, cranberry sauce, and turkey. Below you’ll find our most popular Thanksgiving recipes to make your holiday dinner the best ever!

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]