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cranberry cream cheese frozen pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This is a great make ahead recipe- an all time favorite of mine- which I like to serve at Thanksgiving- but have used it at Easter several times..Always a refreshing and light tasting dessert after a big meal. Again other fruit (pie filling) can be used.

(1 rating)
yield 8 servings
prep time 20 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For cranberry cream cheese frozen pie

  • 1 1/2 c
    vanilla wafer crumbs- about 40 wafers
  • 6 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese,softened
  • 14 oz
    can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 c
    lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 can
    whole berry cranberry sauce, divided (14 oz.)
  • garnish:
    whipped cream

How To Make cranberry cream cheese frozen pie

  • 1
    Combine wafer crumbs and butter. Press firmly onto bottom and up sides of 9-inch pie plate. Chill.
  • 2
    Beat cream cheese until fluffy in a large bowl. Gradually add sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Stir in lemon juice and vanilla. Reserve 1/2 cup cranberry sauce. Add remaining sauce to cream cheese mixture. Pour into prepared crust. Cover.
  • 3
    Freeze 6 hours or until firm. Just before serving, garnish with whipped cream and reserved cranberry sauce.

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