Do you love cooking in the kitchen with your grandkids? It’s one of my favorite things to do so I am always looking for a quick and easy recipe that isn’t always cookies. The other day I remembered this Easy Cherry Cheesecake Recipe that I received from my mother-in-law years ago and it was just what I was looking for!
Something super easy but a little fancier than cookies. My grandkids could definitely make this and the best part is – it only takes 15-20 minutes! They are going to be so proud of themselves!
With only four ingredients, plus the shell, it also will make for almost no mess. That’s my kind of recipe to make with kids who can sometimes be mess in the kitchen!
And even if you don’t make this with any kids, it still is a great dessert to bring for family get togethers, potlucks or parties. I remember making five of these one night for a friend’s party and it took me less than 2 hours. She was so grateful and impressed!
If you don’t care for cherries, you can substitute them for canned blueberries, strawberries or blackberries. Super yum!
- 1 frozen 8" baked pie shell
- 3 oz cream cheese
- ¾ cup powdered sugar
- 1 medium sized cool whip
- 1 can cherry pie filling, refrigerated or other pie filling of your choice - blueberry, strawberry etc.
- Bake pie shell according to package instructions. Let cool
- While cooling, beat the cream cheese, powdered sugar and cool whip together.
- Fold into cooled pie shell
- Top with cherry filling.
I can’t wait to try this with my grandkids and I hope you enjoy it too!