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Cherry Delight Recipe

Three easy layers, one sensational dessert make this Cherry Delight recipe! Store-bought ease saves time while loading up on creamy, sweet, tart flavor.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cherry Delight Recipe, How Do I Make Cherry Delight Recipe, How To Make Cherry Delight Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Refrigeration Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 27 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 478kcal
Author Kathleen



  • 2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted

Cheesecake Layer:

  • 2 (8-ounce) blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 (8-ounce) tub Cool Whip, thawed overnight in the fridge
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • 1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9X13 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, granulated sugar. Press into prepared baking dish. Bake in preheated oven until crust edges are golden, 12 to 14 minutes. Cool completely, on a wire rack, about about 45 minutes.
    How to make Cherry Delight recipe, pressing the crust in the baking dish
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese, and sour cream with an electric mixer until evenly combined.
    How to make Cherry Delight recipe, mixing cream cheese and sour cream
  • Add the confectioner's sugar and vanilla and beat for 2 minutes.
    How to make Cherry Delight recipe, adding confectioners sugar
  • Gently fold in the Cool whip until well combined. Do not overmix!
    How to make Cherry Delight recipe, folding the cool whip into the mixture
  • Spread cream cheese mixture over completely cooled crust. Refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours, or better, overnight.
    How to make Cherry Delight recipe, spreading the cheesecake layer
  • Spread cherry pie filling over top of cream cheese layer just before serving. Cut into squares and serve!
    How to make Cherry Delight recipe, topping the cherry pie filling


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 353mg | Potassium: 184mg | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 1022IU | Calcium: 79mg