Sweet amaretti crumbs make a quick, low-fat topping that is a perfect foil for tart cherries.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1994


Recipe Summary

1 hr


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  • Toss cherries, lemon juice, amaretto and cornstarch in a medium bowl. Arrange in a 1-quart gratin dish or pie plate or in 4 individual dishes.

  • Stir together amaretti crumbs and brown sugar in a small bowl. Sprinkle evenly over the cherry mixture. Bake until cherries are bubbling and the topping is golden, 20 to 30 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes. Dust with confectioners' sugar and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

370 calories; protein 8.3g 17% DV; carbohydrates 73.5g 24% DV; exchange other carbs 5; dietary fiber 8.3g 33% DV; sugars 32.9g; fat 6.9g 11% DV; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 721.2IU 14% DV; vitamin c 4.8mg 8% DV; folate 0.8mcg; calcium 20.6mg 2% DV; iron 2.3mg 13% DV; magnesium 0.7mg; potassium 186mg 5% DV; sodium 138.1mg 6% DV; thiaminmg.