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Cherry Torte

No recipe image available.A torte with a graham cracker crust, a layer of sweetened cream cheese, a layer of whipped cream and crowned with an almond-flavored cherry topping.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 (8-ounce) plus 1 (3-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup pecans, chopped
1 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 cups cherry pie filling
1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter; press into a 11x7x2-inch baking pan.
  2. Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, and milk until blended and smooth. Spread over the crust and top with chopped pecans.
  3. Whip cream until soft peaks form. Add vanilla and sugar; beat until well blended. Spread over the pecans. Stir together cherry pie filling and almond extract. Spoon over the whipped cream. Chill until served.

Makes 10 servings.