Cherry Delight

Crust:

10 rectangular graham crackers, finely crushed

1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

1/4 cup butter, melted

 

First Layer:

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature

1 (8 ounce) container whipped topping

1 cup confectioners' sugar

1/2 cup chopped pecans

 

Second Layer:

1 (12 ounce) can cherry pie filling

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Pinch of ground cinnamon

 

Mix together graham cracker crumbs, confectioners' sugar, and butter in a medium bowl until thoroughly combined; press into an 8x8-inch pan.

 

Whisk cream cheese, whipped topping, and confectioners' sugar in a separate medium bowl until smooth; spread over graham cracker crust. Sprinkle nuts evenly over cream cheese mixture.

 

Pour cherry pie filling into yet a third medium bowl and stir in the extract and cinnamon. Pour this over the cream cheese layer.

 

Refrigerate until firm, at least 1 hour.

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