Classic cherry delight

“I cannot believe I finally found this recipe! My grandma would make these for holiday parties when I was a girl and I would sneak as many as I could without being discovered. A true guilty pleasure and my heart is so happy to be able to make them again. I definitely hadn’t forgotten how tasty they were! ❤️ ”


For the Crust:

Unsalted Butter: 7 tablespoons, melted

Graham Cracker Crumbs: 1 1/2 cups (from about 9 whole crackers)

Granulated Sugar: 3 tablespoons

For the Filling:

Cream Cheese: 8 ounces, softened

Powdered Sugar: 1 cup

Pure Vanilla Extract: 1 teaspoon

Cool Whip: 8 ounces (1 container)

Cherry Pie Filling: 21 ounces (1 can)

Preparing the Crust:

Begin by melting the butter in a medium-sized bowl. You can use a microwave, setting it for about 30 seconds or until the butter is completely melted.

Stir in the graham cracker crumbs and granulated sugar. Ensure it’s mixed well.

Transfer this mixture into an 8 x 8 baking dish that has been lightly sprayed or greased. Press down the mixture firmly to create an even base. Keep this aside.

Creating the Filling:
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