Nilla Cherry Pudding
2 (4-serving size) pkgs. instant French Vanilla pudding and pie filling
4 1/2 cups milk
1/2 tsp. almond extract
43 Nilla Wafers
2 1/2 cups Northwest sweet cherries, pitted and halved
2 cups prepared whipped topping
Additional Nilla Wafers and Northwest sweet cherries, for garnish
Prepare pudding according to package directions using milk and almond extract.
Spoon 1/2 cup pudding in bottom of 2-qt. serving bowl. Top with 8 wafers, a
generous layer of cherries and 2/3 cup pudding. Stand 10 wafers around outside
edge of dish. Continue layering 11 wafers, cherries, 2/3 cup pudding, 14 wafers,
cherries and remaining pudding.
Cover, refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.
To serve, spread whipped topping over pudding; garnish with additional wafers
and cherries if desired.
Makes 8 servings.