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Paradise Cherry Pie

Updated on August 4, 2012

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Summer Treat

My mom made this dessert in the heat of the summertime when turning on the oven just didn't seem right. Why not try it at your house?

For a simple dessert that looks and tastes fabulous, as though you were baking for hours, try this easy, no bake recipe for cherry pie. You mix up the soft, cheesecake filling over the crumbly crust. You could top with homemade pie filling, but this recipe uses canned pie mix.


No Bake Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Refrigerate Time: 3 hours´╗┐

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Crust & Topping Ingredients

  • 20 squares graham crackers, crushed
  • 1/4 cup margarine (butter), melted
  • 1 envelope powdered dessert whip
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 8oz. package cream cheese
  • 1 can cherry pie filling

Instructions

  1. Melt butter and mix with crushed graham crackers for bottom crust. Spread in 9x11 pan.
  2. Mix all of the rest of the ingredients, except cherries. Beat till thick. Spread over crust.
  3. Top with cherry pie filling.
  4. Refrigerate for 3 hours.

Tips

Use a glass pan, not because you have to, but because it looks pretty.

Use real vanilla, if you can.

Keep refrigerated.

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      farmloft 5 years ago from Michigan

      You could always have it for breakfast, too :)

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      Adrienne Janet Farricelli 5 years ago from USA

      Oh, great! It's almost 11 PM and now I am craving cherry pie!

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      farmloft 5 years ago from Michigan

      Simple it is -- just remember to make it ahead of time to allow for the chill.

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      You had me when you said it was a simple recipe. I don't like to work in the kitchen in the summertime. Meals have to be easy and this one is great.