Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Black Forest Cheesecake

Make this flavorful dessert for your Easter dinner!


1 – 8 oz. pkg cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 – 8 oz. container frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 – 8 in. chocolate crumb crust
1/4 cup baking cocoa
1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
1 reg. size can cherry pie filling


~In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in sour cream and vanilla. Fold in whipped topping.

~Spread half of the mixture evenly into the crust.

~Fold cocoa and confectioners’ sugar into the remaining whipped topping mixture. Carefully spread over the cream cheese layer.

~Refrigerate for at least four hours.

~Cut into slices. Top each slice with cherry pie filling.

~Refrigerate leftovers.

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