date back to 300 BC and were named after the Turkish town of Cerasus. If you
keep a can of pie filling in the pantry and vanilla ice cream in the freezer,
you will always have a crunchy sweet-and-sour dessert for surprise guests.
1 (16-ounce) can cherry pie filling
1 small can crushed pineapple, drained
1 layer vanilla cake mix or half a large cake mix
½ cup flaked coconut
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
¾ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ cup butter, melted
Scoops of vanilla ice cream
Preheat the oven to 350°.
2. In a 9-inch pie plate, stir cherry pie filling and pineapple.
3. In a large bowl, stir the cake mix, coconut, brown sugar, oats
and cinnamon. Sprinkle over fruit, then sprinkle with butter.
4. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
5. Serve with ice cream while warm.
Makes 6 servings