MI Coop Kitchen

French Cherry Cream Torte

Recipe by
Great Lakes Energy Cooperative  
45 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes | Servings: 15 pieces

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups flour
  • dash salt

Filling:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 16 ounce Cool Whip

Topping:

  • 21 ounces cherry pie filling
  • ground nuts, optional

Directions

To make the crust, in a medium bowl, mix together the brown sugar, chopped nuts, butter/margarine, flour and salt. Press into a 9×13 pan and bake at 400 F for 15 minutes. Cool 10 minutes and break up with fork. To make the filling, in a large bowl, cream the cream cheese. Then add the confectioner’s sugar and vanilla, and cream together. Add the Cool Whip and mix well. Spread the filling on the crust in an even layer. Refrigerate overnight. For the topping, spread the cherry pie filling on top of the pie and add chopped nuts, if preferred.

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