Delectable bites and calorie-laden treats abound this time of year. Use this Berry-Mint Fondue recipe to treat yourself without overindulging.
Makes 6 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
2 packages (12 ounces each) frozen mixed berries or 1 package each strawberries and raspberries, thawed
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
Bite-size pieces of domestic Brie, Edam, Havarti and Port du Salut, Ladyfingers and ginger cookies
1. Puree berries in a food processor until smooth.
2. Pour the puree into a strainer over a medium-size saucepan. Rub the puree through the strainer, discarding the seeds.
3. Add sugar to puree and heat until sugar is dissolved. Stir in mint.
4. Transfer fondue to an enamel, ceramic or metal fondue pot and keep warm over a fondue burner. Serve immediately.
Note: This fondue also may be cooled and served at room temperature or chilled.