Christmas Recipes

Cherry Cheese Cake Pie


Pastry for single 9" pie crust
2 cans (16 oz. each) pitted red cherries packed in water
1/2 c. sugar
1 Tbs. cornstarch
1/4 c. liquid drained from cherries
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/8 tsp. almond extract

12 0z. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. vanilla


Heat oven to 425 degrees. Drain cherries, reserving 1/4 c. liquid. Combine sugar and cornstarch in large bowl. stir in reserved cherry liquid, lemon juice and almond extract. Stir in cherries. Spoon into unbaked pie shell. Bake for 15 minutes. combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla in bowl. Beat until well blended. Spoon over hot cherry filling. Reduce heat to 350. Bake for 25 minutes.

Makes 6-8 Servings

Added On: 2006-05-29
Submitted By: Anonymous
Filed under the following categories:
¬ Pie ¬ Cherry ¬ Cheese ¬ Dessert

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