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Winter Fruit With Cannoli Cream

Per Serving

Winter Fruit With Cannoli Cream

Makes: 8
Serving Size: 2 Tbsp. cream, 1/2 cup fruit
Calories 110
Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 17 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 120 mg
Protein 4 g
Choices: Fruit 1, Carbohydrate 0.5
  • Makes: 8
  • Serving Size: 2 Tbsp. cream, 1/2 cup fruit
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Refrigeration Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour

Ingredients

1 cup low-fat (1%) cottage cheese
2 Tbsp. nonfat half-and-half
2 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 cup dried apricots, coarsely chopped
2 Tbsp. mini chocolate chips
2 med. Bartlett or Bosc pears,
cut into 1/2-inch wedges
2 med. to large apples (6 to 7 oz. each),
cut into 1/2-inch wedge

Directions

  1. Combine cottage cheese, half-and-half, sugar, and vanilla in a food processor, and puree until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a bowl, and stir in the apricots and chocolate chips. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour until serving time.
  3. The pears and apples can be served with the cannoli cream as a dip or spooned on top.
 
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