Cherry Almond Supreme


Classifications: Desserts

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 8 oz. can pitted dark sweet cherries in light syrup, undrained

1 package (4-serving size)Cherry flavor

sugar free gelatin

3/4 cup boiling water

Ice cubes

2 tablespoons chopped toasted almonds

1 cup Cool Whip LiteŽ, thawed

Instructions: Drain cherries, reserving syrup. If necessary, add enough water to reserved syrup to measure 1/2 cup. Cut cherries into quarters. Completely dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Combine measured syrup and enough ice to measure 1 1/4 cups. Add to gelatin; stir until slightly thickened. Remove any unmelted ice. Chill until thickened. Measure 1 1/4 cups gelatin; stir in half of the cherries and nuts. Set aside. Gently stir whipped topping into remaining gelatin. Add the remaining cherries and nuts; spoon into 6 dessert glasses. Chill until set but not firm, about 15 minutes. Top with clear gelatin mixture. Chill until set, about 1 hour.

Makes about 3 cups or 6 servings.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving equals 1 fruit, 1/2 fat; also 70 calories, 65 mg sodium, 9 cholesterol, 10 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 3 gm fat.

Serves: 6

Food Exchanges: