Cherry Cheesecake Popsicles

Products Used
Cherry Cheesecake Popsicle Dixie


  • 1 cup Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 4 large eggs, whisked together
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon cherry extract
  • 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 cup cherry pie filling
  • 6 graham cracker squares, crushed


  1. In medium saucepan, whisk together sugar, corn starch, salt, and milk. Whisk until smooth.
  2. Cook over medium-high heat while whisking occasionally, about 2 minutes or until hot and foamy.
  3. Reduce to simmer, cook for 2 minutes, whisking occasionally. Don’t let bottom stick/burn.
  4. In a separate bowl, carefully remove 1/2 cup liquid from saucepan and slowly combine with eggs, whisking continuously. 
  5. Whisk well, slowly add egg mixture back to saucepan.
  6. Place back on heat, simmer, and whisk for 8 minutes or until it starts to thicken.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Whisk in cream cheese until smooth.
  9. Let cool 10 minutes.
  10. Whisk in butter and cherry extract, whisk until butter is melted.
  11. Fold in thawed frozen whipped topping until smooth.
  12. Add cherry pie filling to a bowl and mash with fork.
  13. Scoop 2 cups pudding mixture into cherry pie filling and mix.
  14. Spoon cherry mixture into a piping bag.
  15. Spoon remaining cheesecake mixture into a separate piping bag.
  16. Snip end of both bags.
  17. Add a bit of cheesecake mixture to popsicle molds and tap down.
  18. Add some cherry mixture to popsicle molds and tap down.
  19. Add more cheesecake mixture to fill mold and tap down.
  20. Use a knife or skewer to lightly swirl cheesecake and cherry mixture together.
  21. Sprinkle bottoms with crushed graham crackers.
  22. Add popsicle sticks and freeze 8 hours or overnight until frozen.
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Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Angie Barrett @BigBearsWife.

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