Cherry Dessert

Cherry Dessert


"A cracker crust, a creamy middle layer and cherry topping make this simple but wonderful treat."


20 m servings 448 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 448 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 34.6 g
  • 53%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 336 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x9-inch baking dish. In small bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted margarine. Stir well and press into baking dish. Bake 5 minutes. Cool.
  2. In large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and almond extract. Mix well. In a medium bowl, whip cream until stiff peaks form. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture. Spread over cooled crust. Dot with cherry pie filling, and smooth with knife or spatula to cover. Chill in refrigerator until serving.
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  1. 57 Ratings


I doubled this recipe and made it in a 9 x 13 cake pan for a church luncheon. I also used cool whip instead of the heavy cream. It was a huge hit. I came home with only a serving left.

very good recipe.To save on time, I used 1 carton of nondairy whipped topping for the heavy cream and folded that into the cream cheese. I cut back on the sugar (since the whipped topping is swe...

I was looking for the dessert I loved to eat as a child at all the church potlucks. This is the closest I've found. I loved it! Now, I take it to potlucks.