Macaroon dreams

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10 min


4 servings


  • 2 cups mixed fruit , such as sliced strawberries, sliced kiwis and blueberries
  • 1 lime , or lemon
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 250-g container spreadable cream cheese , at room temperature
  • 2 tbsp yogurt , or sour cream
  • pinch cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 4 large or 12 small coconut macaroons


  • Wash fruit. Hull and slice strawberries. Peel and slice kiwis. Place strawberries, kiwis and blueberries in a medium-size bowl and squeeze about 1 tbsp (15 mL) juice from lime overtop. Drizzle with 1 tbsp (15 mL) honey. Stir until evenly mixed. In a small bowl, stir cream cheese with yogurt, remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) honey, cinnamon and vanilla until smooth. If making ahead, fruit can be left at room temperature up to 2 hours. After 2 hours, berries may start to soften. Cream cheese mixture can be covered and refrigerated up to 1 day. Bring to room temperature before serving. Just before serving, break up macaroons and place in bottom of 4 small glass bowls or dessert dishes. Top each with a heaping spoonful of cream cheese mixture. Spoon fruit overtop.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 337,
  • Protein
  • 5.5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 55.7 g,
  • Fat
  • 11.8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3.1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 245 mg.

Shopping tip

To cut down on preparation time, buy a container of sliced mixed fruit from your supermarket.