Posts Tagged ‘treats’
Valentine-Day Parfaits is an easy, quick (10) minute, no-cook recipe for a delicious dessert or treat. Fresh Strawberries, chocolate pudding, almonds and whipped topping are combined for a delicious dessert for you and your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day. or any day. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5) PointsPlus, (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes 2 servings. Valentine-Day Parfaits will be loved by you, all of your friends and guests.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
2 chocolate sugar-free pudding snack cups,
(such as Jello, Kraft or Hunts brand)
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup slivered Almonds, toasted
2 tbsp frozen sugar-free whipped topping, thawed
French Breakfast Muffins is a delicious recipe that can be used for breakfast, brunch, a snack or even dessert. This was a very popular recipe from the 1970’s. Great for Thanksgiving and Christmas also. Cinnamon, sugar, nutmeg and butter combine together to bring out the flavor of doughnuts. A quick (15) minutes of prep time and 35 minutes, start to finish. Makes 12 servings. French Breakfast Muffins will be loved by your entire family, friends and guests.
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup melted butter
1 egg, beaten
1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup melted butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
2. Grease a 12 cup muffin pan; set aside.
3. Combine milk, 1/3 cup melted butter and egg in a bowl. Set aside.
4. In another bowl, combine flour, 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Add in the egg mixture; stir just until combined.
5. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
6. Place the 1/3 cup melted butter in a bowl. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon in another bowl. Remove muffins from pan; let stand 2 minutes to 5 minutes on cooling rack.
7. Serve warm with butter.
YIELD: 12 servings.
Serving Size: 1 per serving.
Original recipe and image from: Land O’ Lakes, Inc. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/842/doughnut-puffs
Calories: 250, Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 45mg, Sodium: 250mg, Carbohydrates: 37g, Fiber: <1g, Protein: 3g
Chocolate Mummy Cupcakes is a delicious and easy recipe that is also fun to make. It would work out great for Halloween parties for the kids or company parties. A great dessert or treat. Made with a pudding mix, Oreo Cookies, boxed cake mix, whipped topping, powdered sugar and chocolate chips. Makes (24) cupcakes. This is also a low carbohydrates, low fat, low calories, low sodium, low cholesterol, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus) recipe. This may also be made ahead and refrigerated up to (8) hours before using. Chocolate Mummy Cupcakes will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20-25 Minutes
Total Time: 1 Hour-20 Minutes.
1 box (2 layer size) chocolate cake mix
14 Oreo or similar cookies, coarsely chopped
1 (3.4 oz) box vanilla flavor instant pudding mix
1 cup cold milk
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 cups thawed, frozen whipped topping
48 semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 1/2 cup)
Blueberry-Cream Cheese Rolls is an easy and quick recipe for a delicious breakfast, dessert or snack. Made with blueberries and cream cheese folded into crescent rolls and baked in the oven. Total time from start to finish is only (23) minutes. This is also a very flexible recipe in that any kind of fruit could be used in place of the blueberries. Blueberry-Cream Cheese Rolls will be loved by your entire family and all your friends.
1 (8 oz) can refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1 (4 oz) bar or (1/2 of 8 oz bar) Neufchatel cheese, softened
2 Tbsp sugar
1/2 cup blueberries, divided
1 tsp Powdered Sugar, (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
2. Unroll dough into four rectangles; firmly press perforations together to seal.
3. Combine Neufchatel and sugar; spread onto dough rectangles to within 1/2 inch of edges. Top evenly with blueberries. Bring opposite corners of rectangles together; press together to seal. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
4. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until golden brown.
(Optional: If desired; sprinkle with 1 tsp. sifted powdered sugar just before serving).
YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 roll per serving.
Calories: 350, Total Fat 19g, Saturated Fat 7g, Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 600mg, Sugars 12g, Carbohydrates 34g, Fiber 0g, Protein 7g, Vitamin A 6 %DV, Vitamin C 0 %DV, Calcium 2 %DV, Iron 10 %DV
Chewy Chocolate Cookies s an easy, quick and delicious recipe for chocolate cookies made with white chocolate and uses a pudding mix for the chewiness. It takes only 15 minutes to mix and only 10 t0 12 minutes to bake. It is also a generally healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (3) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 3-1/2 Dozen. Chewy Chocolate Cookies will be loved by your family and friends.
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 (3.9 oz) box chocolate instant pudding mix
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups flour
1-1/2 bars (4 oz each) white baking chocolate, chopped
1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Beat butter and sugar together in a large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add dry pudding mix; beat until well blended. Add eggs and baking soda; mix well. Gradually beat in flour until well blended. Stir in chocolate.
3. Drop tablespoons of dough, 2 inches apart, onto baking sheets.
4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on baking sheets; remove to wire racks. Cool completely.
Yield: 3-1/2 Dozen (42 cookies)
Serving Size: 1 Cookie per serving.
WW Points+ = 3
Carb Choices: 1
Calories: 110, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 3.5g, Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 110mg, Sugars 9g, Carbohydrates 14g, Fiber 0g, Protein 1g
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