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Strawberries in Chocolate with Pastry Snowflakes

Strawberries in Chocolate with Pastry Snowflakes
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6
Dazzle your guests with easy pastry stars floating above berries drizzled with orange-flavored chocolate sauce.
Updated January 12, 2010

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 crust from 1 box (14.1 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Pie Crusts (2 Count), softened as directed on box
  • 2 teaspoon coarse sugar

Strawberries

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

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.

  • The sauce and pastry can be made ahead.
  • Use any size and design of cookie cutter to create personalized desserts for each unique occasion.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
21g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
90%
90%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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