January 21, 2011

Walnut Cherry Delight

1 c walnuts
½ flaked coconut
1 ¼ c flour
1 tsp vanilla
½ c brown sugar
½ c sugar
½ c oleo/oil
1- 8 oz cream cheese
1 egg
1- 15oz. can cherry pie filling

Chop ½ cup walnuts coarsely and set aside for top of squares.
Chop remaining nuts fine for bottom layer. Combine flour, oleo/oil and brown sugar and blend into fine crumbs. Cut coconut and chopped nuts and mix well set aside ½ cup. Pack remaining into bottom of greased baking pan.

Bake at 350* for 15 minutes till sides are light brown.

Meanwhile soften cream cheese and beat in ½ cup sugar egg and vanilla. Beat until very smooth spread over hot baked layer and bake 10 minutes longer. Remove from oven and spread pie filling over cheese layer. Sprinkle with course chopped nuts and reserved crumbs.
Bake 15 minutes cool before cutting. Peach pie filling may be substituted.

Marcia Stevens

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