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Cherry Fool Dessert |

Cherry Fool Dessert

  • Author: Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Enjoying the last summer cherries in yogurt and cream.


  • 2 cups sweet cherries, pitted and chopped (about 4 dozen)
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1/2 small lemon, juiced
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp almond extract
  • 1 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream, whipped
  • handful fresh mint leaves for garnish, optional


  1. In a small pot over medium-low heat, add cherries, honey, water, lemon juice, ginger and almond extract.
  2. Stir and heat for about 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and smash with a potato masher. Cool.
  4. Combine cherries with yogurt.
  5. Fold in whipped cream.
  6. Chill in refrigerator for about an hour. Serve with fresh mint leaves, if desired.