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Fruited Berry Squares


Fruited Berry Square

Fruited Berry Square

Prep Time 10 minutes

Chill Time 1 hour

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 package (4-serving size) sugar-free berry- or berry-and-fruit-flavored gelatin
1 cup water
1 cup sliced frozen strawberries
1 cup frozen blueberries
2 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
1/4 cup fat-free half-and-half
2 packets sugar substitute
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
Fresh lettuce leaves for garnish (optional)
4 whole fresh strawberries (optional)

Preparation

  1. Bring water to a boil in medium saucepan over high heat. Remove from heat. Add gelatin; stir until completely dissolved. Stir in frozen berries.
  2. Pour gelatin mixture into 8-inch square glass dish or nonstick baking pan.* Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm.
  3. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients, except lettuce leaves, in small mixing bowl; whisk until smooth. Cover; refrigerate.
  4. When gelatin mixture is firm, spoon cream cheese mixture evenly over top. Serve on bed of lettuce leaves and garnish with fanned strawberries, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup gelatin with 3 tablespoons cream cheese mixture
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 3 g
Calories from Fat 27 %
Calories 105
Protein 4 g
Sodium 121 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1
Fruit 1

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