Low Fat Cranberry Pear Strudel

Low Fat Cranberry Pear Strudel

Estimated Time: 45 Minutes - 168 Calories

This Pear-Cranberry Pastry is a great treat for the holidays or as an evening dessert. It's light and crispy making it a great replacement to regular pastries. Baking with Phyllo Dough – which is low in fat, and has no cholesterol, makes this dessert all the worth trying!


  • 2 ripe pears, peeled, and chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 6 sheets 9-inch by 14-inch thawed phyllo dough


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium sized bowl combine chopped pears, cranberries, lemon juice,cinnamon. sugar, and nutmeg. Stir.
  3. Place one phyllo sheet on cookie tray and spray with cooking spray. Then do the same thing with next four sheets. Lay the last sheet on top.
  4. Spoon filling along the dough sheets, leaving at least 1 inch spaces from the edges. Tuck in the short ends and roll the strudel.
  5. Bake seam side down for about 25 minutes.

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