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Cherry Nut Delight
1 cup walnuts
1 + 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/3 cup white sugar
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 
inch pan. 
Chop 1/2 cup walnuts coarsely and reserve them for topping. 
Chop the remaining 1/2 cup nuts fine. 
In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, and 
butter. Blend the mixture well. Add coconut and the finely 
chopped nuts. Reserve 1/2 cup of this mixture. Press the 
remaining flour mixture into the prepared pan. 
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes, or 
until the edges are light brown. 
In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine sugar and cream cheese. 
Stir in egg and vanilla. Beat mixture until smooth. Spread this 
mixture over the hot (just baked) layer. 
Return the pan to the oven and bake 10 minutes. When the cake 
has finished cooking, spread the cherry pie filling over the 
hot cake and sprinkle the remaining walnuts and crumb mixture 
over the top. 
Return the cake to the oven and bake another 15 minutes. Let 
cool before serving.