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Fancy Phyllo Cup

 Fancy Phyllo Cup
Phyllo dough is great for making eye-catching desserts with a little work. Experiment with other preserves for a tasty twist on these fancy sweet treats.
24 ServingsPrep: 45 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 8 sheets phyllo dough (14 inches x 9 inches)
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup seedless raspberry preserves, room temperature
  • White chocolate curls, optional

Directions

  • Place one sheet of phyllo dough on a work surface (keep remaining
  • phyllo covered with plastic wrap and a damp towel to prevent it from
  • drying out); brush sheet with butter and dust with confectioners'
  • sugar. Top with a second sheet of phyllo; brush with butter and dust
  • with sugar.
  • Cut into 12 squares. Place one square on top of a second square,
  • alternating corner points; press into a greased muffin cup. Repeat
  • with remaining 10 squares, filling five more muffin cups. Repeat the
  • process three times with remaining phyllo dough, butter and sugar.
  • Bake at 350° for 5-6 minutes or until lightly browned. Carefully
  • remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
  • In a microwave, melt baking chips with milk; stir until smooth. In a

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Fancy Phyllo Cup (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • large bowl, beat cream cheese and melted chip mixture until smooth.
  • Fold in whipped topping.
  • Spoon or pipe into phyllo cups; drizzle with raspberry preserves.
  • Cover and refrigerate until serving. Garnish with chocolate curls if
  • desired. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 138 calories, 9 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.