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1 cup nuts
1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup coconut
1 eight ounce package cream cheese
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 can cherry pie filling
Combind flour, brown sugar and butter and blend to fine crumbs. Add coconut and 1/2 cup nuts. Set aside 1/2 cup crumbs and pack the rest into a 9 x 13 greased baking dish. Bake at 350o for 15 minutes.
Soften cream cheese and add sugar, egg and vanilla. Spead over hot baked layer and bake for 10 minutes.
Spread cherry pie filling over top and sprinkle with remaining nuts and reserved crumbs. Bake 15 minutes longer.
The Amish Way cookbook, compiled by Adrienne Lund, published by Jupiter Press, copyright revised edition 1994. Adrienne Lund is the author-publisher of nine Amish cookbooks and a children's book about the Amish way of life. Her books are available in our gift shop and in our online store. Visit her website at amishwaycookbooks.com. Used by permission.
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