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I made this the other night and it was perfect for a nice, light Summer dessert. we rated it 4.5 out of 5.
Graham Cracker Caribbean Dessert -from 30 Meals, 30 minutes p. 93
serves 8 (3/4 cup) freezer friendly
1 (4-serving) pkg Jello SF instant banana pudding mix
1 cup Nonfat dry milk powder -divided
1 cup (one 8-oz can) crushed pineapple, in fruit juice, drained, and 1/4 cup liquid reserved
1 1/4 cups water
3/4 cup Yoplait plain FF yogurt
1 tsp coconut extract
2 Tbsp splenda
3/4 cup Cool whip lite
1 cup (one 11-oz) can mandarin oranges,rinsed and drained
12 (2 1/2-inch) graham crackers, broken into pieces.
In a large bowl, combine dry pudding mix and 2/3 cup dry milk powder. Add reserved pineapple liquid and water to dry pudding mixture. Mix well using a wire whisk. In a small bowl, combine yogurt and remaining 1/3 cup dry milk powder. Stir in coconut extract, splenda, and cool whip lite. Add yogurt mixture to pudding mixture. Mix gently to combine. Fold in pineapple, mandarin oranges, and graham cracker pieces. Cover and refrigerate for a least 15 minutes. Gently stir again just before serving.
Hint: if not serving for at least 30 minutes, gently stir graham cracker pieces in when serving.
Each serving equals:
HE: 1/2 sm, 1/2 fr, 1/2 br, 1/4 slider, 9 oc
146 calories, 2g fat, 5g protein. 27g carbohydrate, 318mg sodium, 0g fiber
1 starch. 1/2 skim milk, 1/2 fruit or 2 carbohydrate
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