Here is the perfect solution for an exceptionally elegant dessert that is so easy and so healthy. It takes a few hours and a few simple steps to create a scrumptious dessert. Fat-free cream cheese is the key to make this low-fat dessert tastes deceivingly rich.
For a pretty finish, arrange the nectarines or peaches and blueberries in a pinwheel design before glazing with the apricot spread.
(Make 12 serving)
Amount Per Serving: 40 Calories, 4 g. Protein, 23 g. Carbohydrates, 1 g. Dietary Fiber, 4 g. Fat (1 g. sat), 3 mg. Cholesterol, 90 mg. Sodium
- 1 cup of all-purpose flour
- 1/4 tsp. of salt
- 1/4 cup of margarine or butter
- 4-5 Tbsp. of cold water
- 1 package (8 oz.) of fat-free cream cheese, softened
- Sugar substitute equal to 1/4 cup of sugar, or 1/4 cup of sugar
- 1 tsp. of vanilla
- 4-5 nectarines or peeled peaches, pitted and sliced, or 1 package (16 oz.) of frozen unsweetened peach slices, thawed and drained
- 1/2 cup of blueberries
- 1/2 cup of low-calorie apricot spread
- To make pastry, combine flour and salt in medium-sized bowl. Using pastry blender, cut in margarine or butter until pieces are the size of small peas.
- Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. of cold water over portion of mixture. Toss with a fork. Push to side of bowl. Repeat until mixture is moistened. Form into a ball.
- On lightly floured surface, flatten pastry. Roll pastry into 12-inch circle. Ease pastry into 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom, being careful not to stretch pastry.
- Press pastry about 1/2 inch up the sides of pan. Prick the bottom well with tines of fork.
- Bake at 450 degree F for about 12-15 mins, or until golden. Cool on a wire rack. Remove sides of tart pan.
- Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, sugar substitute or sugar and vanilla in medium-sized bowl. Beat with electric mixer until smooth, spread over cooled pastry.
- Arrange nectarines or peaches over cream cheese layer. Sprinkle with blueberries.
- Heat apricot spread in small-sized saucepan until melted, cut up any large pieces. Spoon melted spread over fruit. Chill for at least 2 hours or up to 3 hours.
Source : Better Homes and Gardens
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