Cherry Delight

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This is my mom's recipe. It is a family requested recipe that she usually makes for Christmas. She's even added green food coloring to the cool whip to give it the festive look.

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  • add   2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • add   1/2 cup butter
  • add   8 ounces cream cheese
  • add   2 cups powdered sugar
  • add   2 (21 ounce) cans cherry pie filling
  • add   8 ounces Cool Whip


  1. Melt butter, pour into a 9 x 13 dish – add graham cracker crumbs.
  2. Press in bottom of 9 x 13 forming a crust.
  3. Bake 350 degrees for 8 – 10 minutes.
  4. Let cool.
  5. Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar with a mixer until smooth and creamy.
  6. Pour on top of cooled cracker crust – smooth out.
  7. Pour cans of cherries on top of the cream cheese mixture – then top the cherries with cool whip.