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Cherry Cheese Delight Recipe

Cherry Cheese Delight Recipe

"You couldn't ask for anything more than a nutty crust topped with a smooth cream cheese mixture and sweet cherries," assures Kathy Branch of West Palm Beach, Florida. Since this dessert is made the night before, you don't have to worry about last-minute fuss.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. + chilling YIELD:12-15 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 cans (21 ounces each) cherry pie filling


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, pecans and brown sugar. Stir in butter until crumbly. Lightly pat into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.
  • 2. For filling, in a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Carefully spread filling over crust. Top with pie filling. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 344 calories, 21g fat (11g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 117mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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hchambers User ID: 7140928 268238
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2017

"This is a delicious and easy dessert. It is also good with blueberry pie filling on top."

donna-mccallum User ID: 3029687 226094
Reviewed May. 9, 2015

"easy to make and everyone loved it"

Vick0755 User ID: 1397971 35895
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2014

"The family loves this recipe. I stayed with the recipe as written.. GREAT"

marladanielson User ID: 7210158 31610
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2013

"Delicious, easy to make, loved the pecan crust."

Safety Sue User ID: 5608683 30500
Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"This is very similar to a recipe I grew up with from Dream Whip, it was called Cherry Doodle! Light refreshing desert that won't put you over the top full!"

Sznn99 User ID: 5876377 120101
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2012

"My mother had made this recipe for years to take to church gatherings and never brought any home. Now that she is gone, we make it frequently for holiday gatherings. Highly recommend"

pohl1959 User ID: 2888433 72791
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

"Excellent dessert!!"

mustapha User ID: 1251552 36254
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2009

"This dessert really is great. It has been requested many times and remains special at home and at potlucks."

dorbisc User ID: 4077171 86834
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2009

"I thought this was a buetiful looking cake"

jslvsclf User ID: 919747 30365
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2009

"This was excellent!"

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