Easy Cherry Dessert

Easy Cherry Dessert

The Spruce / Diana Rattray

  • Total: 75 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
670 Calories
30g Fat
94g Carbs
10g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 6
Amount per serving
Calories 670
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 15g 77%
Cholesterol 214mg 71%
Sodium 374mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 94g 34%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Protein 10g
Calcium 139mg 11%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This cherry dessert is easy to prepare with a simple graham cracker crust and cherry pie filling spooned over the sour cream batter. This is a tasty dessert after any grand dinner you have planned for the holidays or other big events during the year.


  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter (melted)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 can (20 ounces) cherry pie filling

Steps to Make It

  1. Butter a 9-inch square baking pan or spray with baking spray. Heat oven to 325 F.

  2. In a bowl combine the graham cracker crumbs, flour, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and the butter.

  3. Mix until well blended.

  4. Press about 1/2 of the crumb mixture into the prepared baking pan.

  5. In another bowl, whisk the egg with the sour cream, granulated sugar, cornstarch, and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon.

  6. Pour over the bottom crust.

  7. Spoon the cherry pie filling evenly over the sour cream layer.

  8. Sprinkle the remaining crumbs evenly over the cherry layer.

  9. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes, until a knife or cake tester, comes out clean when inserted in the center.

  10. Serve warm or cooled.

  11. Cover leftovers and store them in the refrigerator.

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