1 cup walnut pieced
1 1/4 c. flour
1/2 c. packed brown sugar
1/2 c. Crisco, butter flavored
1/2 c. coconut flakes
2 8 ox pkgs. cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
1 21 ounce can cherry pie filling
Chop 1/2 cup nuts coarsely for topping, set aside. Chop 1/2 cup nuts finely .
For crust, combine flour and brown sugar, cut in crisco until fine crumbs form.
Add finely chopped nuts and coconut. Mix well. Set aside 1/2 cup mixture. Press
remaining crumbs in bottom of pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes.
filling: Beat cream cheese, sugar eggs and vanilla until smooth. Spread over hot
crust. Bake 15 minutes longer.
Spread pie filling over cheese mixture. Combine
remaining nuts and crumb mixture. Sprinkle over cherry layer. Bake 15 minutes.
Cool, Refrigerate. Cut into bars.