*Recipe* Banana Pudding Pops!

This tasty treat is from Eating Well. Click here for the entire article with several other low-calorie dessert/snack recipes!

Banana Pudding Pops Recipe

About 10 (3-ounce) freezer pops

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 6 hours 20 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/3-1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups low-fat milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups diced bananas, (about 2 large)

PREPARATION

  1. Whisk sugar to taste, cornstarch and salt in a large saucepan. Add milk and whisk until combined. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking occasionally. Boil, whisking constantly, for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla.
  2. Put about half the pudding in a food processor or blender and add bananas. Process until smooth. (Use caution when pureeing hot liquids.) Stir the mixture back into the remaining pudding.
  3. Divide the mixture among freezer-pop molds. Insert the sticks and freeze until completely firm, about 6 hours. Dip the molds briefly in hot water before unmolding.

TIPS & NOTES

  • Make Ahead Tip: Freeze for up to 3 weeks. | Equipment: Ten 3-ounce (or similar-size) freezer-pop molds

NUTRITION

Per serving: 82 calories; 1 g fat ( 0 g sat , 0 g mono ); 3 mg cholesterol; 18 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 1 g fiber; 41 mg sodium; 112 mg potassium.

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