Cherry and Orange Blintzes

Cherry and Orange Blintzes Recipe
This crepe doubles as either a delicious dessert or brunch offering.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 2 blintzes)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 317
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 10.1 g
Satfat 5.8 g
Monofat 3 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 10.4 g
Carbohydrate 45.1 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 92 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 412 mg
Calcium 132 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup (4 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup (2 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/3 cup dried sweet cherries
Cooking spray
2 teaspoons powdered sugar

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl, stirring until blended. Combine juice and cherries in a small bowl. Microwave at high for 30 seconds; let stand 10 minutes. Drain and coarsely chop cherries. Stir cherries into cheese mixture.

Spoon 3 tablespoons cheese mixture in the center of each crepe; fold sides and ends of crepe over. Place, seam side down, in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until blintzes are thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve immediately.

Note:

Cynthia Nims,

June 2006
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