Cherry Delight


For the Crust:

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

For the Cream Cheese Layer:

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Cherry Layer:

  • 2 cans (21 ounces each) cherry pie filling

For the Topping:

  • 1 1/2 cups whipped topping (such as Cool Whip), thawed


  1. Prepare the Crust:
  • In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar. Press the mixture into the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking dish to form the crust.
  1. Prepare the Cream Cheese Layer:
  • In a separate mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla extract, and continue to beat until well combined. Spread this cream cheese mixture over the graham cracker crust.
  1. Add the Cherry Layer:
  • Spoon the cherry pie filling evenly over the cream cheese layer.
  1. Top with Whipped Topping:
  • Spread the whipped topping over the cherry layer, creating a smooth and even top.
  1. Chill:
  • Refrigerate the Cherry Delight for at least 4 hours or overnight to allow the layers to set.
  1. Serve:
  • Once chilled, cut into squares and serve.

This Classic Cherry Delight is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that’s perfect for gatherings or family dinners. Enjoy!

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