Low Fat Cranberry Pear Strudel

  • Preparation Time 20 min
  • Cooking Time 25 min
  • 4 servings

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!

Ingredients

  • 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
Nutritional Info
  • Calories: 168
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Fat: 1g
Other Dietary Information
  • 0mg Cholesterol
  • 3.3g Fiber
  • 83mg Sodium

Steps

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.