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Cherry Cream Cheese Dessert Recipe
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Cherry Cream Cheese Dessert Recipe

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Pretty layers of graham cracker crumbs, creamy filling and fruit topping make this dessert a standout! For a nice change, you can substitute blueberry pie filling or another fruit flavor for the cherry filling called for in the recipe. -Melody Mellinger, Myerstown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 12 squares)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 418 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 237 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Divide among eight dessert dishes, about 4 rounded teaspoonfuls in each.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add milk until blended. Beat in lemon juice and vanilla. Spoon 1/4 cup into each dish. Top with pie filling, about 1/4 cup in each. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Cherry Cream Cheese Dessert in Taste of Home October/November 2003, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 418 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 237 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jan. 27, 2013

"This was so easy and delicious, even my picky husband loved it!"

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Reviewed Jan. 24, 2012

"Definantly will make this again!! Was easy but taste like you spent time making it. Great dessert to impress your guest! This one is a keeper!! yummmyyy!!"

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2010

"Made this for company and it was an all around hit. Easy and delicious!"

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