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Black Forest Dream Dessert

Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

 

This luscious and festive dessert has a coconut-walnut crust layer, a cheesecake layer, a cherry pie filling layer, a chocolate pudding layer, and is topped with whipped topping, maraschino cherries and chocolate shavings or curls. It's a spectacular dessert for the holidays.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Gold Medal UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour (bleached flour toughens baked goods)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (toasted)
  • 1 package cream cheese, softened (8 ounces)
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 carton frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided (8 ounces)
  • 1 can cherry pie filling (21 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 1/2 cups cold milk
  • 2 packages instant vanilla pudding mix (3.4 ounces each)
  • Chocolate curls (optional)
  • Additional chopped walnuts for garnish
  • Maraschino cherries (rinsed and patted dry)

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine flour and sugar; cut in butter with a pastry blender until coarse crumbs form. Stir in coconut and toasted walnuts....
  2. Get the full instructions at Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen
Black Forest Dream Dessert

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Author:
Teresa
Cuisine:
American
Category:
Dessert
Recipe Yields:
15
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