Monday, February 6, 2012

Cherry Cream Pie (Great for Valentine's Day and President's Day)!

I won a baking contest with this recipe.  I was a runner up!  I just made it and took this picture before putting the crumb mixture on top.  So rich and good!  

1 cup of flour
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup butter, softened
8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 cup powdered sugar
21 oz. can cherry pie filling
1 cup whipped cream, whipped, sweetened

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Combine first four ingredients.  Pour into 9x13" pan.  Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.  Stir once during baking.  Reserve 1/2 cup crumbs for top.  Using spoon, firmly press remaining warm crumbs into ungreased 9 or 10" pie pan.  Chill.  In medium bowl blend cream cheese, almond extract and powdered sugar until smooth.  Spread over cooled crust.  Fold pie filling into whipped cream.  Spoon over cream cheese layer.  Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.  Chill several hours.

Note:  Do not substitute whipped topping for whipped cream.  It will not have the right consistency.


  1. Hi Angela! Yes, it's a tasty treat! Thanks for your follows:)

  2. Good morning Gloria! I changed your name in the hop. Thanks for joining it. I didn't post your comment. I thought you might just want to do a different one now that it is correct. Have a great day!

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  3. This looks amazing!! I'm a new MBC follower and look forward to your future posts and yummy recipes!

  4. this pie really caught my attention, it does look and sound like a blue-ribbon pie!!! I love making pies and this is a good one to make!!