*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      CHERRY CRANBERRY DESSERT SQUARES
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Low-cal
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1                    Refrigerated pie crust
    3       c            Fresh or frozen cranberries
    1       c            Sugar
      1/4   c            Cornstarch
      1/2   t            Cinnamon
      1/4   c            Water
    1       cn           21 oz cherry pie filling
    2       pk           (3.4 oz) instant vanilla
                         -pudding & pie filling mix
    2       c            Skim milk
      1/2   t            Rum extract
    1       c            Frozen light whipped topping
                         -thawed
 
   1. Heat oven to 425F. Microwave pie crust pouch on DEFROST for 20- 40
   seconds, or let stand at room temperature for 15-20 minutes. Remove crust
   from pouch. Unfold crust; peel off plastic sheets. Press pie crust in
   bottom only of 13x9 pan, cutting to fit. Press seams firmly to seal. 2.
   Price crust generously with fork. Bake at 425F for 9-11 minutes, or until
   light golden brown. Cool. 3. In medium nonstick saucepan, combine
   cranberries, sugar, corn- starch, and cinnamon; mix well. Stir in water;
   bring to a boil. Cook and stir over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes or
   until cranberries pop and sauce is very thick and translucent. Add cherry
   pie filling; mix well. Cover surface with plastic wrap and refrigerate
   until cool. 4. In a medium bowl, combine pudding and milk. Stir in rum
   extract. Blend with a wire whisk until thickened. Spoon over baked crust.
   Top evenly with cranberry mixture and refrigerate 30-60 minutes, or until
   set. Serve with whipped topping.
  
 
 
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