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Prune Whip Cream Cheese Spread

  • Yield: 4 cups

You can use this spread as a filling for turnovers or puff pastry appetizers.

Ingredients

1cup chopped prunes
Water
2 (8-ounce) packages low-fat cream cheese, at room temperature
1/4teaspoon vanilla
1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Place prunes in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Remove pan from heat and allow prunes to sit in water and plump for 30 minutes. (You can plump prunes a day before making this recipe.) Drain prunes and combine them with cream cheese, vanilla and cinnamon in a food processor fitted with the metal blade. Process until just combined. Place mixture in a bowl and fold in walnuts. Allow flavors to marry at least 1 hour or cover and refrigerate overnight. Bring to room temperature before serving. Makes 4 cups.
 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 103
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 16mg
  • Sodium 84mg
  • Carbohydrate 9g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 3.5g
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