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Makeover Cherry Pie Delight Recipe

Makeover Cherry Pie Delight Recipe

Chock-full of cherries, this little gem is packed with all the flavors that make cherry pie a classic, in a far lighter form. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons coarse sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup cherry juice blend
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) pitted tart cherries, drained
  • 1 cup reduced-fat vanilla ice cream

Directions

  • 1. Roll out pastry onto a lightly floured surface. Cut into 1/2-in.-wide strips; make a lattice crust. Beat egg white and water; brush over top. Sprinkle with coarse sugar. Using a floured 2-in. round cookie cutter, cut out eight circles. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to a wire rack.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in cherry juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; add cherries.
  • 3. Spoon about 1/3 cup warm cherry mixture into each of eight dessert dishes. Top with 2 tablespoons ice cream and garnish with a cookie. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 183 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 59 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.