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in a pinch cherry cheesecake

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

This is a wonderful pie to make, when in a pinch for a dessert and not a lot of time to make one. It is always a hit. So creamy good! Best of all, only 5 ingredients! The only problem with this pie is it disappears fast! LOL! My photos

(4 ratings)
yield 6 - 8
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For in a pinch cherry cheesecake

  • 2 - 8 oz
    cream cheese ( philadelphia brand )
  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 - 8 oz
    cool whip,thawed
  • 1
    shortbread or graham cracker crust (8 or 9 inches)
  • 1 - 20 oz
    can cherry pie filling ( or your favorite topping )
  • for more flavor, i have added lemon , orange zest. also a fellow jap member said she used vanilla extract. ( all optional )

How To Make in a pinch cherry cheesecake

  • 1
    In a bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  • 2
    Fold in whipped topping; spoon into crust.
  • 3
    Top with pie filling. Refrigerate until serving.

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