Paula Deen’s Cherry Cheese Trifle

Ingredients: 1 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened1 (14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk1 (12 ounce) containers frozen whipped topping, thawed and divided1/2 teaspoon almond extract13 ounces angel food cake2 (21 ounce) cans cherry pie filling Directions: In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk.Beat with an electric mixer until smooth.Stir...

Cherry Almond Meringues

Ingredients: 4 large egg whites, room temperature1/4 teaspoon almond extract1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup sugar1/3 cup dried cherries1/4 cup slivered almonds Directions: Preheat oven to 225 degrees.Line baking sheets with parchment paper.Chop the dried cherries and almonds into small bits.Using an electric mixer beat egg whites, cream of tartar, almond extract...

Banana Cherry Cake

Ingredients: 2 cups flour3 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon salt1 cup sugar3 mashed ripe bananas2 eggs2 teaspoons vanilla extract1/2 cup milk1/4 cup oil2 cups pitted cherries Directions: In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, suger.In a smaller bowl, mash the bananas.To the bananas, add the eggs, vanilla extract, milk and oil and...

Cherry Vanilla Cobbler

Ingredients: 5 cups pitted sweet cherries ( fresh or frozen)1/3 cup sugar1 tablespoon cornstarch1 teaspoon cornstarch1/4 cup white grape juice3/4 cup flour1/3 cup quick-cooking oats1/4 cup sugar1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder3/4 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt, plus1 tablespoon low-fat vanilla yogurtnonstick cooking spray Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.Mix sugar and cornstarch together in...

Cold Cherry Soup

Ingredients: 3 lbs tart cherries ( frozen or canned)1/2 cup wine vinegar3 tablespoons cornstarch1 teaspoon cinnamon1 cup heavy creamsugar, to tastesweetened whipped cream, to garnishcinnamon or nutmeg, to garnish Directions: Drain cherries, if necessary, saving liquid.Puree cherries and reserved liquid, if any, in blender or food processor.Add enough water to cherry puree to make...

Pineapple-Cherry Dump Cake

Ingredients: 1 (15 1/2 ounce) cans unsweetened crushed canned pineapple, undrained1 (20 ounce) cans light cherry pie filling1 (18 1/4 ounce) packages white cake mix1 cup water1/4 cup canola oil1/4 cup chopped pecans Directions: Spread crushed pineapple evenly into a lightly greases 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Spread cherry pie filling over pineapple.Stir...

Cherry-Hazelnut Oatmeal

Ingredients: 6 cups water2 cups steel cut oats2/3 cup bing sweet dried cherries, coarsely chopped ( or other)1/4 teaspoon salt5 tablespoons brown sugar, divided1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts, toasted and divided1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon2 tablespoons toasted hazelnut oil ( or other oil) Directions: Combine the water,, oats, cherries and salt in a medium saucepan; bring...

Black Forest Brownies

Ingredients: canola oil cooking spray2/3 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2 cups unsweetened frozen cherries, thawed1 cup sugar, divided1/2 cup water1/2 teaspoon almond extract3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided3 tablespoons unsalted butter2 large eggs2 large egg whites3/4 cup frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed Directions: Preheat oven to 350...