Chilled Cherry Dessert
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Chilled Cherry Dessert

Prep: 20 minutes plus chilling • Serves: 4

4cups pitted fresh sweet cherries
1cup vanilla yogurt plus additional for garnish
1/2cup white grape juice
1tablespoon honey
1pinch cinnamon
1splash Triple Sec or Grand Marnier liqueur (optional)
Toasted slivered almonds (optional)

1.In blender or bowl of food processor with knife blade attached, purée cherries 5 to 10 seconds or until cherries are coarsely chopped. Scrape down bowl, and add yogurt, juice, honey, cinnamon and liqueur, if desired. Purée 5 to 10 seconds or just until combined (mixture will be slightly chunky).

2.Transfer mixture to large pitcher. Cover and chill at least 1 hour before serving.

3.To serve, pour into glasses or bowls. Garnish each with yogurt and almond slivers, if desired.


Approximate nutritional values per serving: 

173 Calories, 3g Fat (1g Saturated), 8mg Cholesterol,
31mg Sodium, 35g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 4g Protein