Cherry Berries on a Cloud

(over Lake Pend Oreille)

Kay Depew

      
Cloud
3         egg whites
1/4 tsp.  Cream of tarter
3/4 cup   sugar
3 oz      cream cheese, soft to room temp)
1/2 cup  sugar

1/2 tsp. Vanilla
1 cup chilled whipping cream

1 cup  mini marshmallows

  Topping
1 can of cherry pie filling
1 tsp. lemon juice

1  cup sliced strawberries (fresh is OK frozen is also)

Grease 8 in. sq. pan - - - Pre-heat oven to 275

(double recipe for a 9 x 13 pan)

 
Beat egg whites and cream of tarter. Add cup sugar, 1 tbs. at a time. Beat until stiff and glassy.
Put meringue into pan. Bake 1 hours. Turn off oven and leave it in for one hour more. That lets it cool away from a draft.

Blend cream cheese, cup sugar & vanilla. Beat whipping cream. Fold whipped cream & marshmallows into cream cheese. Pile onto meringue. Cover & chill for at least 12 hours.

Just before serving, mix cherry pie filling, lemon juice and sliced strawberries.

     Cut chilled cloud and top with cherry-berries.