When I was growing up, this yummy, easy-to-make dessert was always on the menu at holiday get-togethers. Years ago, my aunt gave me the recipe, and now when I make it for my family, I think of her. —Janice Rathgeb, Brighton, Illinois


  • 2 cans cherry pie filling
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1⁄2 cup butter (cut into tbls)
  • chopped walnuts, however much you want


Put oven on 350 degrees F.
Grease a 13×9 inch pan.
Put both cans of cherry pie filling in.
Top with cake mix.
Press butter throughout dish.
Sprinkle with nuts.
Bake for 1 hour, or until it looks done (haha).
Serve warm, also is good with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream– or both.