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Cherry Delight Recipe

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This recipe for Cherry Delight, by , is from The Oostenink Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ailie Anderson
Added: Monday, January 24, 2005


1/2 cup butter or oleo
3 tbsp powdered sugar
1 cup cake flour

2 beaten eggs
1 1/2 cup sugar
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup cake flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 # 2 can sour cherries (drained)
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup nuts
3/4 cup coconut

Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan. Cream butter, powdered sugar and 1 cup cake flour. Put in pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Filling: Mix all filling ingredients and spoon over warm crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes to one hour.




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