Cherry Cheesecake Dessert

Ingredients :

  • For the Crust:
    • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
    • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • For the Cheesecake Layer:
    • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
    • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 16 oz (450 g) cream cheese, softened
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • For the Cherry Topping:
    • 1 can (21 oz/595 g) cherry pie filling
    • Fresh cherries for garnish (optional)
    • Crushed nuts or cookie crumbs for garnish (optional)

Préparations :

  1. epare the Crust:
    • In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar. Mix until well combined.
    • Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of a 9×13-inch (23×33 cm) baking dish. Refrigerate while preparing the cheesecake layer.
  2. Prepare the Cheesecake Layer:
    • In a large mixing bowl, beat the heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
    • In another bowl, beat the softened cream cheese and granulated sugar until smooth and creamy.
    • Gently fold the whipped cream mixture into the cream cheese mixture until well combined and smooth.
    • Spread the cheesecake mixture evenly over the prepared crust.
  3. Add the Cherry Topping:
    • Spread the cherry pie filling evenly over the cheesecake layer.
    • Garnish with fresh cherries and crushed nuts or cookie crumbs if desired.
  4. Chill and Serve:
    • Refrigerate the dessert for at least 4 hours, or overnight, to allow it to set.
    • Slice into squares and serve chilled


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