Low-Calorie Easy Desserts: Personal Peach Pies, Apple S'mores
Not only are these adorable minis a better choice than a big slab of peach pie, they're also way easier to make. It's a win-win! With stats this low, feel free to have two at a time...
Cook: 10 minutes
12 small square wonton wrappers (stocked with the tofu in the refrigerated section of the supermarket)
1 tbsp. cornstarch
3 cups finely chopped peaches (fresh or thawed from frozen; no sugar added)
2 tbsp. brown sugar (not packed)
1 packet no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tbsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread, room temperature
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick spray.
Place a wonton wrapper into each cup of the muffin pan. Press it into the bottom and up along the sides.
Lightly spray wrappers with nonstick spray. Bake until lightly browned, about 8 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a nonstick pot, combine cornstarch with 1/2 cup water and stir to dissolve. Add all remaining ingredients except butter. Set heat to medium. Stirring frequently, cook until peaches have slightly softened and mixture is thick and gooey, 6 - 8 minutes.
Remove from heat, and stir in butter/buttery spread.
Spoon peach mixture into wonton cups, about 3 tbsp. each.
MAKES 12 SERVINGS
Standard graham-cracker s'mores? So 2016. Time to change things up a little!
Cook: 5 minutes or less
2 tsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
Two round 1/2-inch-thick Gala or Fuji apple slices
2 tbsp. mini marshmallows
1 low-fat graham cracker (1/4 sheet), finely crushed
In a very small microwave-safe bowl, microwave chocolate chips at 50 percent power for 25 seconds. Stir until smooth and uniform.
Spread chocolate over apple slices. Top with marshmallows.
Using a kitchen torch, heat marshmallows until slightly melted and toasted, 5 - 10 seconds. (Alternatively, microwave for about 20 seconds.)
Sprinkle with crushed graham cracker.
MAKES 1 SERVING
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