Portions:
8

Serving Size:
1/8 slice of pie

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces low-fat cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 graham cracker pie crust, 9" size
  • 21 ounces canned or bottled cherry pie filling

Preparation

  1. Soften cream cheese. In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with a mixer.
  2. For the whipped cream, place bowl and beaters of a hand-mixer in freezer for 10-15 minutes. Remove bowl from freezer, put heavy cream in the bowl and beat until soft peaks form.
  3. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture.
  4. Pour mixture into graham cracker pie crust.
  5. Top with cherry pie filling. 
  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Helpful hints

  • Substitute Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener and low-sugar pie filling to reduce calories to 299 and carbohydrate to 29 grams. Count as 2 carbohydrate choices.
  • For variation, use apple- or peach-pie filling instead of cherry.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 434

Protein 4 g

Carbohydrates 64 g

Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 46 mg

Sodium 232 mg

Potassium 192 mg

Phosphorus 95 mg

Calcium 72 mg

Fiber 0.9 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 3 fat
  • 1-1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

4

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