Classic Cherry Delight

Classic Cherry Delight

Classic Cherry Delight is a delicious dessert that’s perfect for any occasion. Here’s a simple recipe to prepare it:


  • 1 can (21 oz) cherry pie filling
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whipped topping (like Cool Whip)
  • 1 pre-made graham cracker crust


  1. Prepare the Cream Cheese Mixture:
    • In a mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
    • Fold in the whipped topping until well combined. Set aside.
  2. Assemble the Cherry Delight:
    • Spread half of the cream cheese mixture into the bottom of the graham cracker crust.
  3. Add Cherry Filling:
    • Spoon the cherry pie filling over the cream cheese layer, spreading it evenly.
  4. Top with Remaining Cream Cheese Mixture:
    • Carefully spread the remaining cream cheese mixture over the cherry pie filling layer, ensuring it covers the cherries completely.

  1. Chill:
    • Place the cherry delight in the refrigerator and chill for at least 4 hours or until set.
  2. Serve:
    • Once chilled, slice the cherry delight into servings and serve cold.

Optional Garnish:

  • You can add a dollop of whipped cream on top of each slice before serving for an extra touch of indulgence.
  • You can also sprinkle some crushed graham crackers or chopped nuts on top for added texture.

Enjoy your classic cherry delight!

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