Chocolate Cherry Torte Recipe
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Chocolate Cherry Torte Recipe

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Mom has made this sweet treat for years. Since she knows how much my sister and I like it, she's still happy to serve this torte when we're home for a meal. The chocolate-covered graham cracker crust and fluffy filling are extra-special.—Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:12-16 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12-16 servings


  • 56 chocolate-covered graham cracker cookies, (about 1 pound) crushed
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 2 envelopes whipped topping mix (Dream Whip)
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cans (21 ounces each) cherry pie filling

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 367 calories, 24 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 254 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.


  1. Set aside 1/4 cup crushed cookies for topping. In a large bowl, combine remaining cookies and butter; spread into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the whipped topping mixes, milk and vanilla; beat on low speed until blended. Beat on high for 4 minutes or until thickened and stiff peaks form. Add cream cheese; beat until smooth.
  3. Spread over crust; top with pie filling. Sprinkle with reserved cookies. Cover and refrigerate for 12-24 hours before serving. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Cherry Torte in Taste of Home June/July 1998, p35

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Reviewed Oct. 3, 2015

"I love chocolate covered grahams, so this recipe caught my eye right away. It is so delicious! I used strawberry pie filling instead of cherry, only because our daughter doesn't care for cherry! It's a winner no matter what!"

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2015

"Very good except I don't use dream whip as it contains hydrogenated oils so I made my own whipped topping."

Reviewed Dec. 12, 2013

"My family loves the chocolate and cherry combination!"

Reviewed Dec. 18, 2011

"Delicious! Take out of refrigerator for 15 minutes before serving so that crust can soften. Otherwise it can stick in the pan."

Reviewed Dec. 16, 2008

"You can substitute other pie fillings too and use just plain graham crackers. This is a very nice dessert! Try blueberry or raspberry!"

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