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"... When asked to be a part of the bowling festivities for all of you lady bowlers coming to town, I quickly said, "Yes!" ... So, I'll whip up a tasty new pie to share just with those bowlers who come to DeWitt, and dine in Jo's kitchen Cafe and see for themselves what Healthy Exchanges are all about. ..."*
* excerpt from Desserts Up Your Alley!
Lucky Strike Banana Cream Pie
from Desserts Up Your Alley! p.4
2 cups (2 medium) diced bananas
1 (6 oz) Keebler shortbread piecrust
1 (4 serving) pkg Jello sugar free instant banana cream pudding mix
2/3 cup Carnation dry milk powder
1 1/4 cups water
1 tsp almond extract -divided
1 cup cool whip lite -divided
2 Tbsp (1/2 oz) chopped almonds
4 maraschino cherries, halved
Place diced bananas in piecrust. In a large bowl, combine dry pudding mix, dry milk powder, and water. Mix well using a wire whisk. Blend in 1/2 teaspoon almond extract and 1/4 cup Cool Whip lite. Spread pudding mixture evenly over banana mixture. Refrigerate while preparing topping. In a small bowl, combine remaining 3/4 cup Cool Whip lite and remaining 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Spread topping mixture evenly over filling. Evenly sprinkle almonds over top and garnish with cherry halves. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Cut into 8 servings.
Hint: to prevent bananas from turning brown, mix 1 teaspoon lemon juice or sprinkle with Fruit Fresh.
Serves 8 - Each serving equals:
HE: 1 fr, 1/2 br, 1/2 sm, 1 slider, 14 oc
215 calories, 7g fat, 4 protein, 34g carbohydrate, 321mg sodium, 76mg calcium, 1g fiber
DIABETIC: 1 1/2 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit
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