Check out these guilt-free recipes made with some of our favorite cookies... And remember, cookies are our friends.
Upside-Down Pineapple Crush
PER SERVING (1/8th of dessert, about 2/3 cup): 135 calories, 0.5g fat, 296mg sodium, 30g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 18.5g sugars, 2.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*
Crushed pineapple, crushed cookies... this DESSERT is crush-worthy!
Ingredients: One 20-oz. can crushed pineapple in juice (not drained) 1 large (6-serving) package fat-free sugar-free vanilla instant pudding mix 2 cups fat-free vanilla yogurt 1 cup Cool Whip Free, thawed 16 Reduced Fat Nilla Wafers, crushed Optional Topping: Fat Free Reddi-wip
Directions: In a medium mixing bowl, combine un-drained pineapple, pudding mix, yogurt, and Cool Whip. Mix well. Pour into a medium serving dish (a large pie pan works well). Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or until ready to serve.
Top dish evenly with crushed Nilla Wafers just before serving. If you like, finish off each serving with a dollop of Reddi-wip. Enjoy!
MAKES 8 SERVINGS
HG Heads Up! Special thanks to subscriber Molly for contributing to this recipe. YOU ROCK!!!
Pumped Up Ginger Snap Crunchers
PER SERVING (1 cruncher): 62 calories, 0.75g fat, 83mg sodium, 12.5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 4g sugars, 0.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 2*
Here's a holiday-inspired guilt-free treat that's creamy, cool, and DEEEEE-LICIOUS!
Ingredients: 1 cup canned pure pumpkin Half an 8-ounce container Cool Whip Free, thawed 2 Jell-O Sugar Free Vanilla Pudding Snacks 12 ginger snap cookies 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
Directions: In a medium mixing bowl, combine pumpkin, Cool Whip, and pudding, and mix well. Stir in cinnamon.
Line a 12-cup muffin pan with baking liners, and place 1 ginger snap cookie in the bottom of each cup.
Evenly distribute mixture among the 12 cups.
Freeze until solid, about 1 hour. Store in the freezer until ready to serve. Enjoy!
MAKES 12 SERVINGS
HG Tip! These taste best when eaten the day they're prepared. After that, they get a little too hard and need to be thawed slightly before eating.
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