Strawberries in Chocolate with Pastry Snowflakes

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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