Dried cherries and cherry juice give this classic recipe a new spin. Prepared in the slow cooker, this creamy dessert will be ready and waiting when you get home.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
slow-cook:
4 hrs 50 mins
total:
4 hrs 55 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine water, rice and evaporated milk in a 2- to 3-quart round slow cooker.

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  • In a small saucepan, cook the sugar and milk over medium-high heat for 1 minute or until bubbles appear around the edges and the sugar has dissolved. Stir into slow cooker with salt. Cover and cook on LOW for 4-1/2 hours.

  • While rice is cooking, bring cherry juice to a boil and pour over cherries in a small bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Drain, reserving juice.

  • Stir in the cherries, 3 tablespoons juice, cinnamon and nutmeg into slow cooker; cover and cook on LOW for 20 minutes more.

  • Turn cooker off and allow pudding to cool, partially covered, for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

506 calories; fat 1g; cholesterol 8mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 109g; insoluble fiber 8g; protein 13g; sodium 205mg.
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