Grandma's Cherry Cheesecake

Posted at 12:52 PM, Jul 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-03 22:30:04-04

Grandma's Cherry Cheesecake


1 pkg. Jello no-bake cheesecake

1 8 oz. pkg. Philadelphia cream cheese, softened

1 pint heavy whipping cream, whipped

1 21 oz. can pie-filling cherries

1 tbs sugar

1 tsp vanilla

1 9x13 baking dish


Make graham cracker crust according to directions.  Put into bottom of baking dish.  In a large bowl, make cheesecake filling according to package directions.  In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until whipped soft.  In a separate bowl, beat whipping cream until soft peaks form, add sugar and vanilla.  Add cream cheese and whipping cream to cheesecake mixture. Whip together with wooden spoon until combined. Pour mixture on top of cooled graham cracker crust. Top with canned cherries or fruit of choice. Refrigerate at least four hours before serving.