Twinkie Cheesecake

"I found this recipe at cooks.com - I had an instant cheesecake in the cupboard that I needed to use, and sent my son to the store for the Twinkies. He really, really liked this dessert - now he makes it for his girlfriend and her family!"
 
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45mins
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ingredients

  • 10 Hostess Twinkies, split lengthwise
  • 1 (11 1/2 ounce) box instant cheesecake mix
  • 1 23 cups milk (or as indicated on the cheesecake mix)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip, thawed
  • 1 (20 ounce) can cherry pie filling

directions

  • Spray bundt pan with cooking spray. Press split Twinkies (cake side next to pan) into bundt pan.
  • Make cheesecake according to mix (do not use crumbs). Beat Cool Whip and cream cheese in a separate bowl, then fold into the cheesecake filling.
  • Pour in the middle of the Twinkies.
  • Chill until set; unmold and add cherry pie filling in center.
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    I found this recipe at cooks.com - I had an instant cheesecake in the cupboard that I needed to use, and sent my son to the store for the Twinkies. He really, really liked this dessert - now he makes it for his girlfriend and her family!
     
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