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Walnut Cherry Delight Recipe

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Sydney McCleery


1 C walnuts
I 4 C flour
C brown sugar
2 C butter
1/2 C flaked coconut
8 oz. pkg, cream cheese
C sugar
1 egg
1 t vanilla
1 can cherry pie filling

Chop 2 C walnuts coarsely; set aside for topping.
Chop 1/2 cup walnuts fine for bottom layer.
Combine flour, brown sugar and butter, blend to fine crumbs.
Add coconut and finely chopped nuts.
Mix well.
Set aside C of mixture.
Pack remainder in bottom of greased 9x13x2 baking pan.
Bake at 350 for 10-12 min, until edges are lightly browned.
Soften cream cheese and beat in sugar, egg and vanilla.
Continue beating until smooth.
Spread over hot baked layer and bake 8-10 min. longer.
Spread cherry pie filling over cheese layer.
Sprinkle with coarse nuts and reserved crumbs.
Bake 15 min. longer.
Cool before cutting




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