Cherry Meringue Dessert

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1 c Whipping cream, whipped
3 Egg whites
1/4 ts Cream of tartar
1 pk (3oz) cream cheese,softened
3/4 c Sugar
1 cn (21 oz) cherry pie filling
1/2 ts Vanilla extract

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tartar; beat until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tbsp. at a time, beating until very stiff peaks form. Cover a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Spoon meringue onto foil. Using the back of a spoon, form meringue into a 9 inch heart shape, building up the edges slightly. Bake at 275F for 1 1/2 hrs. Turn oven off and do not open door. Let cool in oven for 1 hr. Remove from the oven; cool completely. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Fold in whipped cream until mixture is well blended. To serve, place heart on a serving platter; fill with cream cheese mixture and top with pie filling. Yield 6 servings. Typed in MMformat by Source: Taste of Home Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by (Daniel S Johnson) on Feb 7, 1998

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