Cherry Delight Recipe
Classic cherry delight recipe is a no-bake cherry cheesecake icebox dessert. Perfect for those times you need to make a dessert ahead of time, and the bright red is great for holiday dinners!
- 2 pkgs graham crackers crushed, about 18 whole crackers
- 3/4 cup butter softened
- 2 8-oz pkg cream cheese softened
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 8 oz cool whip
- 2 15-oz cans cherry pie filling
Finely crush graham crackers. Mix with softened butter. Press in 9x13 pan and chill while making the filling.
Place softened cream cheese in mixing bowl, beat till smooth and creamy. Add powdered sugar and beat again. Add Cool Whip, one cupful at a time. Mix well.
Carefully spread cheesecake filling over the graham crust. Pour two cans of cherry pie filling over top. Chill 1 hour for a firm crust, or serve immmediatey.
You can soften the cream cheese and/or the butter in the microwave if necessary. Just do 15 seconds at a time, until it is soft. Or, you can set them on the counter until soft - about an hour or two depending how warm it is in your house.
You can use any flavor of pie filling; blueberry, peach, raspberry, etc.
Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 451mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg