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no bake cherry cheesecake

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake

Ingredients
1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup white sugar
2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling

Directions
In a medium mixing bowl, beat together softened cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Fold in whipped topping and blend until mixture is smooth. Spread into graham cracker crust and spoon pie filling over top. Cover with plastic wrap and chill 2 hours before serving.

Prep: 15 minutes
Ready in 2 hours and 15 minutes

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Peach Crumble Dessert

Peach Crumble Dessert

Ingredients
6 cups sliced peeled ripe peaches
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

TOPPING:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
Vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions
Preheat oven to 375°. Place peaches in a greased shallow 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, lemon juice, peel and cinnamon; sprinkle over the peaches.

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Stir in egg until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over the peaches. Pour butter evenly over topping.

Bake 35-40 minutes. Serve with ice cream if desired. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Recipe found here: Peach Crumble Dessert

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Pineapple Banana Split Crisp

Pineapple Banana Split Crisp

Ingredients
1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple
1 small firm banana, sliced
1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
1 envelope instant maple and brown sugar oatmeal
1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
4-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted
Vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions
In a small bowl, combine the pineapple, banana and raspberries. Transfer to a lightly greased 2-cup baking dish.

In a small bowl, combine oatmeal and chocolate chips. Sprinkle over fruit; drizzle with butter.

Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with ice cream if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Recipe found here: Pineapple Banana Split Crisp

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Pineapple Orange Trifle

Pineapple Orange Trifle

Ingredients
1 can (14 ounces) pineapple tidbits
2 cups cold 2% milk
2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1 prepared angel food cake (8 to 10 ounces), cut into 1-inch cubes
1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1/2 teaspoon orange extract
1/3 cup flaked coconut, toasted

Directions
Drain pineapple, reserving 2/3 cup juice; set pineapple aside. In a large bowl, whisk the milk, pineapple juice and pudding mixes for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Whisk in sour cream; fold in oranges and pineapple.

Place a third of the cake cubes in a 3-qt. trifle bowl; top with a third of the pudding mixture. Repeat layers twice. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours. Combine whipped topping and extract; spread over the top. Sprinkle with coconut. Yield: 12 servings.

Recipe found here: Pineapple Orange Trifle

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Peach Pound Cake

Peach Pound Cake

Ingredients
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
6 eggs
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sour cream
2 cups diced fresh or frozen peaches
Confectioners’ sugar

Directions
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extracts. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the batter alternately with sour cream, beating well after each addition. Fold in the peaches.

Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Bake at 350° for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners’ sugar if desired. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Recipe found here: Peach Pound Cake

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Strawberry Sunshine Cake

Strawberry Sunshine Cake

Ingredients
1 cup egg whites (about 7)
5 egg yolks
1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon each almond, lemon and vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon salt

FILLING:
1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup ice water
1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
Additional strawberries

Directions
Let egg whites stand for 30 minutes. In a large bowl, beat egg yolks on high speed for 5 minutes or until thick and lemon-colored. Gradually beat in 1/2 cup sugar. Stir in water and extracts. Sift flour twice; gradually add to yolk mixture and mix well (batter will be very thick).

In a large bowl with clean beaters, beat the egg whites, cream of tartar and salt until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form; set aside. Fold into egg yolk mixture just until blended.

Spoon into an ungreased 10-in. tube pan. Cut through batter with a knife to remove air pockets; smooth the top. Bake at 325° for 50-55 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Immediately invert pan; cool completely.

In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add ice water and stir. Place bowl in ice water for about 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Fold in strawberries and 1/2 cup whipped topping.

Run a knife around side and center tube of pan. Split horizontally into three layers; place bottom layer on a serving plate. Spread with half of the gelatin mixture. Repeat. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top and sides with remaining whipped topping. Garnish with strawberries. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Recipe found here: Strawberry Sunshine Cake

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White Chocolate Raspberry Torte

White Chocolate Raspberry Torte

Ingredients
1 cup butter-flavored shortening
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 cup white baking chips, melted and cooled
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2-1/2 cups cake flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk

FILLING:
2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch

FROSTING:
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup white baking chips, melted and cooled
1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
Fresh raspberries, optional

Directions
Preheat oven to 350°. Line two greased 9-in. round baking pans with waxed paper; grease paper and set aside.

In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in melted chips and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition. Transfer to prepared pans.

Bake 26-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely; gently peel off waxed paper.

In a small saucepan, bring raspberries and water to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Press raspberries through a sieve; discard seeds. Cool.

In same pan, combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in raspberry puree until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool. Spread between cake layers.

In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in melted chips; fold in whipped topping. Spread over top and sides of cake. Pipe frosting over top edge of cake and garnish with berries if desired. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 12 servings.

Recipe found here: White Chocolate Raspberry Torte

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