Cherry Cheese Pie Recipe

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Cherry Cheese Pie Recipe

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I've been making this dessert for my husband and family for years. It mixes up in a jiffy!
Recommended: 7 Pudgy Pie Recipes
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • Cherry pie filling

Directions

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add sugar. Blend in sour cream and vanilla. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crust; chill until set, at least 4 hours. Top with pie filling; chill until ready to serve. Yield: 8 servings.
Variation: Instead of topping with fruit filling, fold chocolate chips into the cheesecake after adding whipped topping.
Originally published as Cherry Cheese Pie in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p30

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 377 calories, 25g fat (16g saturated fat), 51mg cholesterol, 220mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • Cherry pie filling
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add sugar. Blend in sour cream and vanilla. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crust; chill until set, at least 4 hours. Top with pie filling; chill until ready to serve. Yield: 8 servings.
Variation: Instead of topping with fruit filling, fold chocolate chips into the cheesecake after adding whipped topping.
Originally published as Cherry Cheese Pie in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p30

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NanZim User ID: 3929200 243523
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2016

"My husband rated this 'very good'. He said it reminded him of the filling in Boston Cream donuts or eclairs. I will make it again and use other pie fillings."

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cathmcq User ID: 1281083 20832
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2012

"This was delicious ... The only change I made was instead of the whole tub of Cool Whip, which I thought was way too much, I only added about one third of it. It was light, fluffy dessert that everyone loved. Cherries were optional - some guests wanted them, some ate them plain. I will definitely make these again!"

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Trilby Yost User ID: 5195621 42339
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2010

"I have made this with low-fat cream cheese, fat-free sour cream, and sugar-free whipped topping and it is still good! I don't use the pie filling either, but we still think we are getting a delectable dessert."

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