Halfway Homemade: More Quick, Easy Recipes (cont.)

Preparation:

  1. Beat white chocolate pudding mix into 1 1/3 cups COLD milk in mixing bowl on medium-low speed for about 2 minutes. Scrape sides of bowl halfway through, and continue mixing. Stir in a cup of Cool Whip, mixing by hand just until blended. Pour into individual serving dishes, using the back of a spoon to smooth the tops.
  2. In same mixing bowl, beat chocolate fudge pudding mix into 1 1/3 cups COLD milk on medium-low speed for about 2 minutes. Scrape sides of bowl halfway through, and continue mixing. Stir in a cup of Cool Whip, mixing by hand just until blended. Pour into serving dishes.
  3. Cover individual dishes with plastic wrap or foil and keep in refrigerator until ready to serve. For optional garnish, add a dollop of Light Cool Whip to the center of each and top that with a sprinkle of cocoa powder.

Yield: Makes 8 servings

Nutrition Information per serving: 104 calories, 3 g protein, 17 g carbohydrate, 2.8 g fat, 2.5 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 346 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 24%.


Recipes provided by Elaine Magee; © 2008 Elaine Magee

Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, is the "Recipe Doctor" for the WebMD Weight Loss Clinic and the author of numerous books on nutrition and health. Her opinions and conclusions are her own.

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