As a teenager, I discovered a recipe for a cherry cheese pie. For a teenager, it was quite simple – sugar, cream cheese, Dream Whip (yes, I’m that old) and cherry pie filling. For more information on Dream Whip, check out this site http://bit.ly/aS6m7D. I have updated the recipe slightly. I now use readymade whipped topping. The pie filling has been replaced with jams or fresh fruit.
I have been thinking about this recipe a lot because it has been so dang hot. I thought what a perfect time to bring this recipe out again. This is one of those no cook desserts that is perfect for this time of year.
Cherry Cheese Pie
1package (8 ounce) cream cheese, room temperature
½ cup sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla flavoring
1 container (8 ounce) whipped topping
1 Graham cracker crust
1 cup fruit topping, your choice
1. Beat cream cheese and sugar together. Add vanilla flavoring. Blend in about 1 cup of whipped topping until mixture is smooth. Add the remainder of the topping. Spread mixture into pie crust. Chill for at least 3 hours.
2. Top with fruit of your choice.