Strawberries in Chocolate with Pastry Snowflakes

Dazzle your guests with easy pastry stars floating above berries drizzled with orange-flavored chocolate sauce.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

Sauce

1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4
cup orange juice
1/4
cup light corn syrup
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Pastry Snowflakes

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
2
teaspoon coarse sugar

Strawberries

3
cups (1 1/2 pints) fresh strawberries, sliced

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, cocoa, orange juice and corn syrup to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cover; refrigerate.
  • 2 Heat oven to 450°F. Remove crust from pouch; unroll on work surface. With floured cutter, cut 12 snowflakes from crust. On ungreased cookie sheet, place snowflakes 1 inch apart. Sprinkle coarse sugar over snowflakes. Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 3 To serve, spoon about 2 tablespoons sauce onto each dessert plate. Top each with 1/2 cup strawberries and 2 pastry snowflakes.
  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, cocoa, orange juice and corn syrup to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cover; refrigerate.
  • 2 Heat oven to 450°F. Remove crust from pouch; unroll on work surface. With floured cutter, cut 12 snowflakes from crust. On ungreased cookie sheet, place snowflakes 1 inch apart. Sprinkle coarse sugar over snowflakes. Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 3 To serve, spoon about 2 tablespoons sauce onto each dessert plate. Top each with 1/2 cup strawberries and 2 pastry snowflakes.

EXPERT TIPS

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The sauce and pastry can be made ahead.

Use any size and design of cookie cutter to create personalized desserts for each unique occasion.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
90%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.