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Skinny Dulce de Leche Peaches

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4
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Peaches are soaked in a super quick dulce de sauce made from non-fat sweetened condensed milk and dusted with Cinnamon Burst Cheerios™ crumbs! MORE + LESS -

Susan Denney
June 8, 2015

Ingredients

1
can ( 14 oz.) non-fat sweetened condensed milk
1
bag (10 oz.) Cascadian Farm™ frozen organic sliced peaches, thawed
1
cup Cinnamon Burst Cheerios™ cereal
Whipped non-fat topping for garnish

Steps

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  • 1
    Pour non-fat sweetened condensed milk into a microwave-safe bowl or pitcher. Microwave at HALF POWER for 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes.
  • 2
    Place 1/2 cup water in the bottom of a double boiler. Place top pan over water and put thawed sliced peaches in the pan. Heat gently. Add warmed sweetened condensed milk and continue heating until peaches are warm throughout, about 2 minutes. Note: Don't heat milk too high or it may curdle. (Use a regular saucepan if needed but use low heat and watch sauce and peaches so they don't get too hot.)
  • 3
    Place Cheerios™ in a plastic food storage bag. Zip to seal and crush with your hands until coarse crumbs are formed. Add 2 Tbsp Cheerios™ crumbs to each of 4 small serving bowls or glasses. Ladle peaches and milk mixture over crumbs, dividing peaches between dishes. Note: You can serve more or less of the sweet milk sauce, depending on individual preferences.
  • 4
    Garnish with non-fat whipped topping and a dusting of the remaining Cheerios™ crumbs. Serve immediately.
 

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
Is winter wearing you down? Perk up and let summer come to you with this non-fat sweet peach dessert!

Escape to the warmth of a winter get-away when you make this Skinny Dulce de Leche Peaches dessert made with non-fat ingredients!

I'm tired of winter (already). But I tolerated the chill just one more time -- long enough to slide my mittened hand into the freezer case at the market and snag a bag of Cascadian Farm sliced peaches. With that, some Cinnamon Burst Cheerios and 2 other ingredients, I was ready ... for ... this ...

Easy Dulce de Leche

Heat that sweetened condensed milk in a microwave-safe glass bowl or pitcher for 6 minutes on half power. HALF POWER. That's important, or you'll spend the next 15 minutes cleaning up the sweet sticky lava that erupted in your machine. Don't ask me how I know this. Stir the stuff every 2 minutes.

Just Peachy

While that's underway, take the thawed peach slices and put them in the top of a double boiler. If you don't have one, just use a regular sauce pan but keep the heat down LOW. Start warming up the peaches nice and slow.

Then pour the warm sweetened condensed milk over them. You don't want to get the milk even close to a boil or it will get kinda curdly looking. Just let it mingle with the peaches 'til everybody's warm and cuddly. Not curdly.

We don't want 'em mushy either. Blech. Nobody likes squishy slimy peaches. So we're warming them only a few minutes. If these were beans, we'd say cook 'em 'til they're "crisp-tender." Pull the pan off the heat when they're ready.

Cinnamon Burst Cheerios Crumbs

Now take an extra 20 seconds and pour a cup of Cinnamon Burst Cheerios into a plastic food bag. Close it and smunch it like this:

Into crumbs like this:

Put it All Together -- Yum!

Put a couple tablespoons of crumbs into each of 4 serving dishes -- or martini glasses.

Then ladle the peaches in there with as much or as little of the sweet cream as you want. Remember -- it's non-fat! But it is sweet, so some may prefer less of it. (Not me .. bring it on!)

Top with non-fat whipped topping and dust with more crumbs.

My fam couldn't tell these were frozen peaches. They tasted that fresh. My son who hates anything in the fruit section of the food pyramid actually liked this dessert too. My husband had three helpings and called it dinner.

I shut my eyes on this 8-degree day in Minnesota and found an 80-degree beach on Fiji.

Hula time!

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