2¼ cups flour
⅔ cup sugar
2 teaspoons lemon zest
¾ cup cold butter
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup sour cream (or plain yogurt)
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 oz cream cheese (not spreadable)
¼ cup sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 can cherry pie filling (21 oz) -or any other flavor you may desire!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease the bottom & sides of a 9" springform pan or Line a 9x9 pan (must be at least 2" deep) with parchment paper.
Combine flour, sugar & lemon zest in a large bowl.
Cut in butter until crumbly.
Remove ⅔ cup of this mixture and set aside.
Add baking soda, baking powder and salt to the remaining crumb mixture.
Mix in egg, sour cream or yogurt and vanilla.
Press into prepared pan.
Combine softened cream cheese, egg, lemon juice and sugar until well mixed.
Pour over crust.
Top with cherry pie filling.
Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over top.
Bake 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.