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Blackberry-Cream Cheese Crepes

Becky Luigart-Stayner
Yield 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 Blender Crepes
  • 5 cups fresh blackberries, divided
  • 3/4 cup water, divided
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 188
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 6 g
  • satfat 3.2 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 4.6 g
  • carbohydrate 30.3 g
  • fiber 5.1 g
  • cholesterol 42 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 91 mg
  • calcium 74 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare Blender Crepes; set aside.

  2. Combine 1 cup blackberries and 1/2 cup water in a blender. Process about 1 minute or until smooth. Strain blackberry mixture through a sieve.

  3. Combine blackberry purée, 1/4 cup water, granulated sugar, lemon juice, brandy, cornstarch, and cinnamon in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in butter.

  4. Spread 1 tablespoon cream cheese over each crepe, and top each with 2 teaspoons sauce and 1/4 cup blackberries. Fold each crepe in half, then in quarters. Spoon 2 tablespoons sauce on each of 8 dessert plates; top each with 1 crepe and 1/4 cup blackberries. Sift powdered sugar evenly over crepes.

  5. (Totals include Blender Crepes)