Tart: Cherry Almond Tart

posted by Becky 11-18-101 8:24 PM

Cherry Almond Tart
Quick Cooking, Nov./Dec. 2000

1 pkg (18 1/4 oz) yellow cake mix
2/3 c graham cracker crumbs (about 11 squares)
1/2 c butter or margarine, softened
1 egg
1/2 c chopped almonds
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/4 c powdered sugar
1 can (21 oz) cherry pie filling
1/2 c sliced almonds, toasted

Grease the bottom and sides of a 14 inch pizza pan. Preheat to 350.

Combine dry cake mix, graham cracker crumbs and butter until crumbly. Add egg and mix well.
Stir in chopped almonds then press onto bottom and sides of prepared pan. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.

Combine cream cheese and sugar. Beat together. Spread over cooled crust. Spread the cherry pie filling on top, then sprinkle on the almonds. Refrigerate leftovers.

14 to 16 servings.

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