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Lemony Fruit Dip

Lemony Fruit Dip RecipeKarry Hosford

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen reduced-calorie whipped topping, thawed

Preparation

Combine 2 tablespoons sugar, egg, and lemon juice in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, water, and cornstarch in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook 30 seconds or until thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Slowly pour beaten egg mixture into water mixture, stirring constantly. Cook over medium heat 2 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cool completely. Fold in whipped topping.

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    "I lightened this fruit dip recipe, and it received rave reviews. It looks lovely and tastes great." Serve with fresh fruit such as strawberries, pineapple, or apple. -CL Reader

  • Yield: 14 servings (serving size: about 2 tablespoons)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:39
Calories from fat:28%
Fat per serving:1.2g
Saturated fat per serving:1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:0.1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:0.1g
Protein per serving:0.5g
Carbohydrates per serving:6g
Fiber per serving:0.0g
Cholesterol per serving:15mg
Iron per serving:0.1mg
Sodium per serving:7mg
Calcium per serving:2mg

Good to Know

Serve this light, fruity dip with strawberries or pineapple for a tasty dessert that will leave you feeling full and guilt free. Cut back even more with fat-free Cool Whip.

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