Cherry Delight

Summer is upon us and this is the perfect dessert to celebrate all things SUMMER!  This dessert is easy to make and take to those pool parties and summer celebrations.




Items needed:


Crust:

1 cup All-Purpose Flour
1/4 cup Light Brown Sugar
1 stick Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup) (softened)
1/2 cup finely chopped Pecans
Non-Stick Cooking Spray

Spray an 8x11 inch glass baking dish with cooking spray, set aside. Combine all in a large mixing bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, butter and pecans. Blend together with hands, then press into the bottom of the baking dish. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees on the 3rd rack for 15 minutes. Remove and let cool completely.

Filling:

1 (8-ounce) container frozen Whipped Topping (thawed)
1 (8-ounce) package Cream Cheese (softened)
1 cup Powdered Sugar
1 Tablespoon Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

In a large mixing bowl and with an electric mixer, beat cream cheese while adding powdered sugar. Beat in milk and vanilla extract. Fold in whipped topping. Spread evenly over crust.

Topping:

1 (21-ounce) can Cherry Pie Filling

Spread evenly over cream cheese mixture. Chill for a few hours, then serve.

28 comments:

  1. Yes please! I cannot wait to make this. It sounds awesome.

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  2. I know my husband would love this! The No Bake Cherry Cheesecakes (in a box) are one of his favorites and this sounds similar but I prefer homemade...so we'll definitely be trying this recipe asap!

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  3. Oh that looks and sounds so delicious! The perfect summer dessert - such a treat!

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  4. wowsa that looks amazing! I can't wait to give this a try!

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  5. Oh wow this sounds absolutely delicious - what an amazing pudding - I need to try some! x

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  6. I really hope you saved some for me!

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  7. This is a great idea for my next potluck with church. I know people will eat this up.

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  8. My grandmother used to make this. I haven't seen this recipe in forever. It is delicious.

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  9. this looks so yummy,It would be a great recipe to bring to a church dinner.

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  10. This looks delicious. And I love things with Cherries.

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  11. My auntie used to make a dessert like this when I was growing up. It looks so good. I feel a craving for cool whip whenever I see it!

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  12. That looks so divine! I would want that for a weekend summer dessert.

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  13. This is perfect for our summer potluck

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  14. That's pretty much how I make mine and it's my daughter's favorite dessert in the world. It's so good!

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  15. I usually make this with strawberries and it is delicious. I am going to swap it with cherries :)

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  16. Elizabeth O.2:36 AM

    I super love cherries, especially in the summer. This recipe is a must try! Cherries go so well with cheesecake.

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  17. I love that crust part. Good thing it only takes 15 minutes, I can probably do the preparations with maybe 10. Slurpy-licious!

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  18. That looks sinfully delicious! I love that this is so easy to make. I can't wait to try your recipe.

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  19. Lexie Lane1:43 PM

    That looks amazing. I hope you saved some for me. Lol. I am saving your recipe for later.

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  20. Another delight to make! Easy to make recipes are fun to prepare and eat too! --of course. gotta try this one. Thanks!

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  21. That looks amazing. I'll have to save this for later. I'm sure it tastes great too.

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  22. My husband just brought home a can of cherries today! I love easy recipes that serves my family and guests, too. Can't wait to try this!

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  23. I love these kinds of easy-to-make-recipes! Reminds me of martha stewart!

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  24. Looks like something even the novice baker can manage...love the colors

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  25. What's at the very bottom there? Is that the Graham crust?

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  26. So great! I have a can of cherries in the fridge and was looking for a great recipe like this!

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  27. I love the crust! I can't wait to try your recipe!

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  28. My son will fall in love with this. He is so in love with anything that has cherries and strawberry on it.

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