1 can of cherry pie filling
1 ½ stick of margarine (melted)
2 packs of dream whip
8 oz. cream cheese
1 cup of confectioners sugar
3 cups of graham crackers

Warm cherries (barely). Have cheese at room temperature. Beat dream whip, put into cheese, mix, add sugar, mix. Melt butter and crumbs. Put half of crumbs in 9x13x12 pan. Smooth and press down. Spread half of dream whip, spread all of cherries. Spread remainder of dream whip and spread all of crumbs. Cut into squares.

1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
2 envelopes Dream Whip
3 c. graham cracker crumbs
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. evaporated milk
1 1/2 sticks margarine
2 cans cherry pie filling

Cream cheese and sugar together in mixing bowl; set aside. Mix milk and Dream Whip in bowl; beat until stiff. Combine with cream cheese mixture. Mix the cracker crumbs with melted margarine. Spread 1/2 the crumb mixture in the bottom of 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Spread 1/2 the Dream Whip mixture over crust. Add pie filling on top of the Dream Whip mixture. Place remaining Dream Whip over pie filling and top with remaining graham cracker mixture. Chill for several hours or overnight.

Recipe courtesy of Laura’s maternal grandmother, Nana.