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Grandma Myrtle Overstreet's Cherry Delight Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sheila Barnett

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C. Crushed Graham Cracker Crumbs
⅓ C. Sugar, divided usage
C. Melted Butter

2 C. Whipped Dream Whip Topping (1 envelope, prepared)
t. Vanilla
8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened

1- 28 oz. Cherry Pie Filling

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl combine Graham Cracker Crumbs 1 T. Sugar, and the Melted Butter.
Press crumb mixture firmly into a 9" pan. Set aside.

In a bowl, prepare the envelope of Dream Whip Topping, according to directions on the package.

Slowly add spoonfuls of the softened Cream Cheese and beat until all of the
cream cheese has been blended into the whipped topping. Add the remaining
Sugar and the Vanilla. Beat until smooth.

Pour filling into graham crust. Chill 3 hours. Top with pie filling and refrigerate
overnight.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My great-grandma Myrtle Overstreet always made this for every Overstreet family dinner. Though probably not true, I always thought she made it because it was my favorite dessert.

 

 

 

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