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Quick cherry cobbler

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes

Quick cherry cobbler

Nonstick cooking spray
2 cans (16 ounces each) cherries, packed in water
1/2 cup self-rising flour
1/4 cup white sugar
2/3 cup skim milk
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 sheets (4 crackers per sheet) low-fat graham crackers
Fat-free, nondairy whipped topping

Heat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9″ x 9″ square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Drain cherries and place in bottom of pan. In a small bowl, mix flour, sugar, milk, cinnamon, and almond extract. Pour this mixture over the cherries. Bake for 40 minutes. Cool until just warm.

Place graham crackers in a small resealable plastic bag, break them into pieces, then crush them into crumbs with a small glass or rolling pin. Sprinkle the graham cracker crumbs over the cherries. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon fat-free, nondairy whipped topping if desired. Serve while warm.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 173
  Carbohydrate: 38 g
  Protein: 3 g
  Fat: 1 g
  Saturated fat: <1 g
  Cholesterol: 0 mg
  Sodium: 200 mg
  Fiber: 3 g
Exchanges per serving: 2 1/2 carbohydrate
Carbohydrate choices: 2 1/2




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