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Quick Cherry Cheese Pie

 Quick Cherry Cheese Pie
“Cooking foods that are festive but low-fat can be challenging,” observes Debbie Lucci in Salem, Virginia. “My health-conscious family loves this quick, no-bake recipe, and I love that it gets me out of the kitchen so fast!”
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 envelope whipped topping mix (Dream Whip)
  • 2 cups fat-free whipped topping
  • 1 reduced-fat graham cracker crust (8 inches)
  • 1 cup reduced-sugar cherry pie filling

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for
  • 1 minute. Heat over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  • Remove from the heat; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and vanilla until blended.
  • Gradually beat in sugar substitute. Gradually add whipped topping
  • mix; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Gradually beat in gelatin
  • mixture; beat 1 minute longer.
  • Mix in 1 cup whipped topping. Fold in remaining whipped topping.
  • Spoon into crust; top with cherry pie filling. Cover and refrigerate
  • for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 259 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 229 mg sodium,

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Quick Cherry Cheese Pie (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 33 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat.