Low-carb cream cherry crunch recipe

Filed under: Low-carb Recipes — Tags: — @ March 16, 2009

We low-carbers are used to being left out when we go to a party and there are sugar-filled, high-carb desserts surrounding you. From cakes to pies to cookies, it’s virtually inescapable and can be discouraging if you are sticking with your low-carb plan. But what if you could make a delicious low-carb dessert that will enable you to stay on track with your low-carb lifestyle while nobody knows the difference? Well, I’ve gone one such dessert recipe to share with you today.

LOW-CARB CREAM CHERRY CRUNCH

Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups CarbQuik
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons of your favorite sugar substitute
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped

Mix well and press into a 13 x 9-inch cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees until brown, about 20 minutes. Cool thoroughly.

Filling:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • Up to 2 cups preferred sweetener to taste
  • 2 envelopes Carb Counters Vanilla Mousse Mix
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon Singing Dog vanilla extract
  • 1 (21 ounce) can of Lucky Leaf Sugar Free cherry pie filling

Beat cream cheese and sweetener. Prepare Vanilla Mousse according to instructions (with heavy cream and vanilla extract). Fold into cream cheese mixture. Pour into cooled crust and chill. Top with pie filling. Chill for two hours.

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