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Blackberry-Cream Cheese Crepes

Yield: 8 servings

8 Blender Crepes

5 cups fresh blackberries, divided

3/4 cup water, divided

1/3 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon brandy

2 teaspoons cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine

1/2 cup (4 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened

1 teaspoon powdered sugar

Prepare Blender Crepes; set aside.

Combine 1 cup blackberries and 1/2 cup water in a blender. Process about 1 minute or until smooth. Strain blackberry mixture through a sieve.

Combine blackberry purée, 1/4 cup water, granulated sugar, lemon juice, brandy, cornstarch, and cinnamon in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in butter.

Spread 1 tablespoon cream cheese over each crepe, and top each with 2 teaspoons sauce and 1/4 cup blackberries. Fold each crepe in half, then in quarters. Spoon 2 tablespoons sauce on each of 8 dessert plates; top each with 1 crepe and 1/4 cup blackberries. Sift powdered sugar evenly over crepes.

(Totals include Blender Crepes)

Nutritional Information

Calories: 188 (29% from fat)

Fat: 6g (sat 3.2g, mono 1.7g, poly 0.5g)

Protein: 4.6g

Carbohydrate: 30.3g

Fiber: 5.1g

Cholesterol: 42mg

Iron: 1.1mg

Sodium: 91mg

Calcium: 74mg