Cherry Cheesecake Fluff

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Indulge in the light and fluffy goodness of Cherry Cheesecake Fluff, a delightful dessert that brings together the tangy sweetness of cherries with the creamy richness of cheesecake. Perfect for gatherings or simple family desserts, this easy-to-make treat is a crowd-pleaser.

Why Make This Recipe

Cherry Cheesecake Fluff is a quick and simple dessert that requires minimal effort but delivers maximum flavor. It’s a perfect choice for potlucks, picnics, or family gatherings when you need a sweet treat that everyone will enjoy. The combination of creamy cheesecake, cherry pie filling, and fluffy marshmallows creates a delectable and satisfying dessert experience.

How to Make Cherry Cheesecake Fluff


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3.4 ounces cheesecake instant pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 8 ounces cool whip (or homemade stabilized whipped cream)
  • 21 ounces cherry pie filling
  • 10 ounces mini marshmallows


  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese, instant pudding mix, vanilla extract, milk, and cool whip until smooth.
  2. Gently fold in the cherry pie filling and mini marshmallows until evenly distributed.
  3. Cover and refrigerate the mixture for up to 24 hours to allow the flavors to meld and the fluff to set.
  4. Serve chilled as a delightful dessert to a crowd.

How to Serve Cherry Cheesecake Fluff

Scoop the chilled Cherry Cheesecake Fluff into individual serving bowls or glasses. Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream, a cherry on top, or a sprinkle of graham cracker crumbs for extra flair.

How to Store Cherry Cheesecake Fluff

Store any leftover Cherry Cheesecake Fluff in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Make sure to cover it well to prevent any absorption of odors from the fridge.

Tips to Make Cherry Cheesecake Fluff

  • Ensure the cream cheese is at room temperature for easier mixing and a smoother texture.
  • For a thicker consistency, use full-fat cream cheese and cool whip.
  • Customize the fluff by adding crushed graham crackers, chopped nuts, or chocolate chips for extra texture and flavor.


For a variation, try using different pie fillings such as blueberry, strawberry, or peach for a fruity twist on the classic recipe. You can also mix in different flavored pudding mixes for a unique taste experience.


  1. Can I use regular pudding mix instead of instant cheesecake pudding mix? Yes, but the flavor will be slightly different.
  2. Can I substitute fresh cherries for the cherry pie filling? Yes, but make sure to pit and chop the fresh cherries before folding them into the fluff.
  3. Can I make this recipe ahead of time? Yes, this dessert actually tastes better when refrigerated for a few hours to let the flavors meld together.

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