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Poached Peaches with Cream Cheese Filling

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Makes

4 servings

Chocolate chips and confectioners’ sugar add to the natural sweetness of these perfectly poached peaches. —Greg Fontenot, The Woodlands, Texas
Poached Peaches with Cream Cheese Filling Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 medium peaches
  • 3 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • Additional ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the water, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon; add peaches. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until peaches are tender. Remove peaches with a slotted spoon; cool to room temperature. Discard cooking liquid. Halve, pit and peel peaches; refrigerate until chilled.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, chocolate chips and orange juice until blended. Pipe or spoon into peach halves. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 135 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 91mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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