Strawberries in Chocolate with Pastry Snowflakes

Dazzle your guests with easy pastry stars floating above berries drizzled with orange-flavored chocolate sauce.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Sauce

1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4
cup orange juice
1/4
cup light corn syrup
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Pastry Snowflakes

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
2
teaspoon coarse sugar

Strawberries

3
cups (1 1/2 pints) fresh strawberries, sliced

  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, cocoa, orange juice and corn syrup to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cover; refrigerate.
  • 2 Heat oven to 450°F. Remove crust from pouch; unroll on work surface. With floured cutter, cut 12 snowflakes from crust. On ungreased cookie sheet, place snowflakes 1 inch apart. Sprinkle coarse sugar over snowflakes. Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 3 To serve, spoon about 2 tablespoons sauce onto each dessert plate. Top each with 1/2 cup strawberries and 2 pastry snowflakes.

Expert Tips

The sauce and pastry can be made ahead.

Use any size and design of cookie cutter to create personalized desserts for each unique occasion.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
90%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.