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French Cherry Dessert

French Cherry Dessert

An old-fashioned, baked pudding packed with walnuts, coconut and maraschino cherries. Serve it topped with a small scoop of ice cream or whipped cream.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 2 hour

Servings: 9

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Kellogg's® Corn Flake Crumbs Buy Now
  • or 2 cups Kellogg's Corn Flakes® cereal Buy Now
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped maraschino cherries
  • Whipped topping or vanilla ice cream

Directions:

1. In small mixing bowl, beat margarine and powdered sugar until smooth and
creamy. Stir in the 1/2 cup flour and the KELLOGG'S Corn Flake Crumbs. Spread
mixture evenly in bottom of 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking pan.

2. Bake at 325° F about 20 minutes or until crust springs back when lightly
touched. Remove from oven.

3. Stir together the 1/4 cup flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

4. In medium mixing bowl, beat eggs slightly. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Add flour
mixture, mixing until well combined. Stir in walnuts, coconut and cherries.
Spread mixture over crust.

5. Bake at 325° F about 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Cut into
squares and serve with whipped topping or small scoop of vanilla ice cream.


Note

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:


1. Prepare crust according to step 1 above only spreading mixture evenly in
bottom of ungreased, microwave-safe 8 x 8 x 2-inch glass baking dish.

2. Microwave on HIGH about 3 minutes or until crust springs back when lightly
touched. Set aside.

3. Stir together the 1/4 cup flour, the baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

4. In medium mixing bowl, beat eggs slightly. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Add flour
mixture, mixing until well-combined. Reserve 2 tablespoons nuts and
2 tablespoons coconut for topping. Stir in remaining nuts, remaining coconut
and cherries. Spread mixture over crust.

5. Microwave on HIGH 4 minutes. Sprinkle with the reserved nuts and coconut.
Microwave on HIGH about 4 minutes longer or until mixture is set. Cool. Cut
into squares and serve with whipped topping or small scoop of vanilla ice
cream.

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