Monday, November 22, 2010

Apple Cranberry Pie

Makes: one (9-inch) pie (8 servings)
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Bake Time: 40 to 50 minutes

1 (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts
1/2 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granular
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
1 cup cranberries, coarsely chopped

PREHEAT oven to 400°F.

UNFOLD 1 piecrust; press out fold lines. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch
pieplate according to package directions.

COMBINE SPLENDA® Granular, flour, and cinnamon in a large bowl; add
apples and cranberries, tossing gently. Spoon mixture into piecrust.

UNFOLD remaining piecrust; press out fold lines. Roll to 1/8-inch
thickness. Place over filling; fold edges under and crimp. Cut slits
in top to allow steam to escape.

BAKE 40 to 50 minutes or until crust is golden. Cover edges with
aluminum foil to prevent overbrowning, if necessary. Cool on a wire
rack one hour before serving.

Nutrition Information per Serving

Serving Size: 1 slice
Total Calories 290
Calories from Fat 130
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 200mg
Total Carbohydrate 38g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 10g
Protein 2g

Exchanges per serving: 2 1/2 Fruit, 3 Fat

This recipe, when compared to a traditional recipe, has a 24%
reduction in calories, a 38% reduction in carbohydrates and a 71%
reduction in sugars!

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