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“This is great for a crowd since it makes 50 servings! The dough is yeast-based, cherry pie filling goes on then the cheese filling tops it.”
READY IN:
2hrs 45mins
SERVES:
50
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the dough crust:
  2. Cut shortening into the flour, sugar and salt as you would do so in making pie crust.
  3. Crumble yeast into warm milk and stir till dissolved.
  4. Add the egg, vanilla and yeast mixture to the flour mix and form into a ball.
  5. Roll dough to fit a large, deep 12"x18"x2".
  6. baking pan.
  7. Spread over this 2 cans cherry pie filling.
  8. For the cheesecake layer:
  9. Stir the cream cheese and sugar until creamy.
  10. Add vanilla and one egg at a time, beating well after each egg is added.
  11. Beat until fluffy.
  12. Pour this mixture carefully over the cherries.
  13. Bake in 350 degree F. oven for about 1 hour.
  14. While this is baking, prepare topping:
  15. Mix sour cream with sugar and vanilla to blend.
  16. When cheese cake is baked, remove from oven and spread sour cream mixture over top and bake for 5 minutes more.
  17. Cool, then chill for a few hours.
  18. Cut into small 2" squares to serve.
  19. Note- If you don't have this large baking pan you can divide dough to fit into a 9"x13"x2" pan plus a 9"x9"x2" pan.

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