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Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding

Yield Makes 6 servings
It's time to create something sweet and fabulous with that bag of rice in your pantry. This old fashioned pudding will be delicious served warm or cold.

Ingredients

  • 1 (3.5-ounce) bag SUCCESS White or Brown Rice
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can evaporated low-fat 2% milk, divided
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries*
  • Boiling water
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.

  2. Stir together rice, butter, 1 cup evaporated milk, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan, and cook, stirring often, over medium heat 20 minutes or until rice mixture is thick and creamy.

  3. Place cherries in a small bowl; add boiling water to cover, and let stand 15 minutes. Drain.

  4. Stir together egg and remaining evaporated milk until blended; gradually pour into hot rice mixture in pan, stirring constantly. Cook, stirring often, 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and cherries. Sprinkle evenly with cinnamon. Serve warm, or cover and chill at least 2 hours.

  5. *1/2 cup raisins may be substituted.