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Slime Fruit Dunkers

Happy Halloween!

Yummy Halloween treat! Slime Fruit Dunkers use chocolate dip with chocolate milk, creamy peanut butter, cocoa and ricotta.

Slime Fruit Dunkers

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1-1/3 cup 1 percent lowfat chocolate milk
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons lowfat ricotta cheese

Recipe Directions

Stir together cornstarch, sugar, cocoa and salt in small heavy saucepan. Stir in chocolate milk using a wire whisk.

Cook and stir mixture over medium-high heat until slightly bubbly. Reduce heat to medium-low; continue cooking and stirring about 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter and vanilla until peanut butter is melted.

Transfer pudding mixture to small glass bowl; cover surface with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours or until chilled.

To serve, gently stir ricotta cheese into pudding mixture. Spoon mixture into individual dishes or Halloween pots. Serve with banana chunks, apple slices, other fruit or even pretzels.

Fruit Variations

  1. One medium banana, peeled and cut into chunks
  2. Two medium apples, cored and thinly sliced

Chocolate Slime Fruit Dunkers

Prepare chocolate pudding mixture as directed, except omit peanut butter.

Per Serving (without peanut butter and with apple dunkers): Calories 140, Total fat 1.5g, Sat fat 1g, Trans fat 0g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 170mg, Total Carbohydrate 29g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 21g, Protein 4g

Per Serving (without peanut butter and with banana dunkers): Calories 150, Total fat 2g, Sat fat 1g, Trans fat 0g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 170mg, Total Carbohydrate 30g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 19g, Protein 5g

Nutrition Information

Per Serving (with peanut butter and banana dunkers): Calories 200, Total fat 6g, Sat fat 2g, Trans fat 0g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 210mg, Total Carbohydrate 32g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 20g, Protein 7g

Per Serving (with peanut butter and apple dunkers): Calories: 190, Total Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 210mg, Total Carbohydrates: 31g, Fiber: 3g, Sugars: 22g, Protein: 6g

Monstor Riddle

How do monsters tell their future?
They read their horrorscope.

Halloween Lore

Halloween Heart

On Halloween, Irish peasants would beg the rich for food. For those that refused, they would play a practical joke. So, in an effort to avoid being tricked, the rich would hand out cookies, candy, and fruit - a practice that morphed into trick-or-treating today.

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