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Cherry Delight Dessert Recipe

Cherry Delight Dessert Recipe

This smooth and creamy cheesecake-like treat is light, sweet and pretty, too. Convenience products make it quick and easy to prepare. “My husband also likes this dessert when I substitute blueberry pie filling,” notes Lanae Powell of McPherson, Kansas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipped topping
  • 1 cup cherry pie filling


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, confectioners' sugar and butter. Press onto the bottom of an 8x4-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth; fold in whipped topping. Spread over crust. Spoon pie filling over top. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 264 calories, 12g fat (8g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 145mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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Loiscooks User ID: 3656565 253103
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2016


lvnvtata User ID: 7395642 144252
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2014

"I have been looking for a dessert from the 70's, this seems to be it except that crushed Club Crackers were used instead of the graham cracker crust. I am going to try the recipe with the Club Cracker substitution and see if this is the one I was looking for. The recipe also called for Dream Whip as aulait stated."

angels8284 User ID: 3103432 150583
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"I used blueberry pie filling and it is really delicious."

aulait User ID: 6244644 129839
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2011

"My Hunny enjoys this dessert very much!Originally was made w/"Dream Whip" by His Dear Mother.May be less in hydrogenated fats than other "whipped creams"."

brenda lee User ID: 2711396 144235
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2010

"Made this for father's day. Everyone loved it. I have a spouse that loves his dessert every evening. Making this he won't get bored with it before he eats it all !!!!"

dorbisc User ID: 4077171 146180
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2009

"This was delsious"

swagner User ID: 2202984 206917
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2008

"My husband and I love this light and sweet dessert! We may even prefer it to regular cheesecake!"

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