Cherry Breeze Pie

cherry breeze pie

This is a pie that my mom would make us when I was growing up.  It was a favorite of mine.   I still love cherry breeze pie, but I rarely make it (maybe once a year) because I end up eating half of the pie (or more) myself.   I can’t afford that kind of caloric luxury.  The creamy tartness of the filling with the sweetness of the cherry pie filling and graham cracker crust is just heaven and takes me back to my childhood every time.  It is super easy to make.

cherry breeze pie

1 (9 inch) graham cracker ready-crust pie crust
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk
1/3 c. Real Lemon reconstituted lemon juice
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling, chilled

In medium bowl, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy. Beat in sweetened condensed milk. Add lemon juice and vanilla, and stir until well mixed. Pour filling into crust. Chill at least 2 hours. Top with cherry pie filling before serving.

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