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Cherry Cream Cheese Dessert Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Taste of Home- Oct./Nov. 2003
Added: Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c. graham cracker crumbs (about 12 squares)
2 Tbls. sugar
2 Tbls. butter or margarine- melted

FILLING:
1 pkg. (8oz) cream cheese- softened
1 can (14oz) sweetened condensed milk
1/3 c. lemon juice
1 tsp. vanilla
1 can (21oz) cherry pie filling

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter.
Divide among 8 dessert dishes- about 4 rounded teaspoonfuls in each.
In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth.
Gradually add milk until blended.
Beat in lemon juice and vanilla.
Spoon 1/4 c. into each dish.
Top with pie filling, about 1/4 c. in each.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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