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Chocolate Cherry Pie

Chocolate Cherry Pie
    A quick and simple, no-bake pie using local cherries perfect for Idaho’s hot summer days.
    Recipe by Leah Clark

    Categorized: Desserts


    • 1 package chocolate graham crackers (about 18 squares)
    • ¾ cup powdered sugar (divided)
    • ¼ pound (1 stick) Idaho butter
    • 1 cup whipping cream (Meadow Gold, Darigold)
    • 4 ounces cream cheese (Meadow Gold, Darigold)
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 pound fresh Idaho sweet cherries
    • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder (optional)


    • Crush graham crackers and add ½ cup of the powdered sugar.

    • Melt butter, mix with graham cracker crumb mixture. Press into bottom of pie dish.

    • Pit cherries and cut enough in half to cover the bottom of the pie shell.

    • In mixer, whip cream. Add in cream cheese, remaining powdered sugar and vanilla. If desired, blend in 3 tablespoons cocoa powder. Blend well.

    • Spread whipped cream mixture over cherries.

    • Chill at least 2 hours, or freeze.

    • When ready to serve, garnish with remaining cherries, or chocolate dipped cherries.