Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --

  2. 2 cups Coarsely crushed amaretti -- Cookies or crisp mac

  3. 6 ounces)

  4. 1 can (17 ounces) pitted cherries -- Drained

  5. 1 cup Whipping (heavy) cream

  6. 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese -- Softened

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Amaretti cookies, a popular Italian almond-flavored sweet, can be found.

  2. Sprinkle 1-1/4 cups of the cookie crumbs in ungreased square pan, 9 X 9 X 2 inches; reserve remaining crumbs. Place cherries in blender or food processor. Cover and blend, or process, until coarsely chopped. Beat whipping cream and cream cheese in chilled medium bowl until stiff. Fold in cherries. Drop by spoonfuls onto crumbs in pan; carefully spread. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Cover and freeze at least 6 hours. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes before serving. Freeze any remaining dessert.


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