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Plums Amaretti

Italians know that plums and almonds produce together a flavor that is, well, plumb delicious.

Ready in: Level: Medium
Prep: Cook: Yields: 4 Servings

    Ingredients


  • 3/4 c sugar

  • 1/4 t almond extract

  • 4 ripe plums (halved, pitted, each cut into wedges)

  • 1 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Vanilla Yogurt

  • 3 amaretti cookies (crushed, almond meringues*)
Nutrition

Calories: 200, Calories from Fat: 15, Total Fat: 1.5g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Sodium: 105mg, Total Carbohydrate: 50g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 41g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 4%, Vitamin C: 10%, Calcium: 10%, Iron: 2%

Preparation

Step 1

Simmer 1/2 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring often until sugar dissolves. Cool slightly, then add almond extract.

Step 2

Place plums in a medium bowl and pour syrup over fruit. Chill at least 2 hours or up to 1 day. Remove plums and set aside.

Step 3

Gently fold yogurt into syrup. Spoon into serving dishes alternating plums and yogurt mixture.

Step 4

Garnish each serving with cookie crumbs.

Step 5

*Note: Amaretti cookies are an almond flavored meringue. If you're unable to find them in your local grocery store, you can substitute with meringues or graham crackers.

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