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Hot fruit covered with a cinnamon-scented biscuit dough is a favorite old-fashioned dessert. But we updated this one by making it low in fat and calories.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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active:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
9
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Ingredients

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  • For biscuit topping, stir together flour, 2 tablespoons of the sugar, the baking powder, orange peel, and cinnamon in a bowl. Cut in margarine or butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.

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  • For filling, in a medium saucepan, combine frozen cherries and water, the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in pear slices; heat through. Reduce heat; keep hot.

  • In a bowl, stir together egg and milk; add to topping mixture, stirring just until moistened. Transfer hot filling to a 2-quart square baking dish. Immediately spoon topping mixture into small mounds over filling. Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center of a biscuit comes out clean. If desired, serve cobbler warm with frozen yogurt.

Nutrition Facts

198 calories; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 35.4g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 17.7g; fat 5.5g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 26.8mg; vitamin a iu 990.8IU; vitamin c 8.7mg; folate 47.6mcg; calcium 84.3mg; iron 1.2mg; magnesium 14.2mg; potassium 220mg; sodium 140.5mg.
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