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Black Forest Dream Dessert Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, June 12, 2007


1 cup flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup cold butter
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 carton whipped topping, thawed, divided
1 can cherry pie filling
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
2 1/2 cups milk
2 packages instant vanilla pudding mix

In bowl, combine flour and sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in coconut and nuts. Press into ungreased 13 x 9 baking dish. Bake at 350 for 15-18 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

In small bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add powdered sugar; beat until smooth. fold in 1 cup whipped topping. Spread over crust. Top with pie filling; cover and chill.

In microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth.

In large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes until soft set. Whisk a small amount of pudding into melted chocolate. Return all to pudding, whisking constantly. Pour over cherry filling. Chill 2 hours.

Just before serving, spread remaining whipped topping over dessert.

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