Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Tried and True and Crazy Simple Dessert

Looking for something incredibly yummy to bring to your Thanksgiving dinner? This is one of those recipes that makes me thing of the Rice Krispie commercial. You know the one where the mom is in the kitchen whipping up a batch of super simple Rice Krispie Treats and dusts flour on her face to make it look like she was slaving? With this recipe you're sure to be the hit of the day. Who really needs another Pumpkin or Pecan pie?

Dump Cake

1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling (can be lite version)
1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple
1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix (most inexpensive brand works fine)
8 ounces chopped walnuts or pecans
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter sliced into pats

Prep Time 10 Min
Cook Time 40 Min
Ready In 50 Min

In a 9x13 inch pan mix cherries and pineapple. Sprinkle dry cake mix over pineapple, and cherry mixture stir until just combined. Then sprinkle nuts over top. Place the pats of butter across the top of the cake mix and let the oven melt it.

Bake in a 350 degree F (175 degree C) oven for 35 or 40 minutes or until golden brown.

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