12 frozen yeast dinner rolls (80 calories per roll or less)
1 (4 serving) pkg sugar free cook and serve vanilla pudding mix
1 1/2 cups cherries, no sugar added (frozen, fresh or canned)
3/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
2-3 drops red food coloring
Spray a large cookie sheet with butter flavored cooking spray. Evenly space frozen rolls on sheet. Cover with cloth and let thaw and rise. Make an indentation in center of each roll. In a medium saucepan combine water, pudding mix, food coloring and cherries. Cover over medium heat until thick and sauce comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in almond extract. Place 1 large Tablespoon of sauce in center of each roil. cover again and let rolls rest for 10 - 15 minutes. Quickly spray top of each roil with butter flavored cooking spray. Bake 10 -15 minutes at 400 degrees or until golden brown. Remove from oven and quickly spray again with butter flavored cooking spray. Place sheet on to of wire rack and let cool.
Each serving equals: 1 Bread, 1/4 Fruit, 7 optional calories.
Healthy Exchanges Newsletter, Vol 1, Issue 3 March 1992
Joanna M Lund