10 large marshmallows
10-20 dark chocolate chips
2 full sheets gram crackers
¼ cup (original) Fiber One cereal
1-Place gram crackers and Fiber one in a zip/sealed bag. Crush.
2-Melt chips in microwave in 20 second increments. Do NOT over cook.
3-Dip bottom section of marshmallow.
4-Sprinkle gram cracker mixture over chocolate.
5-Allow to dry.
6-Place marshmallow on lollipop stick.
Shelly's Skinny Tip: These take the place of cake pops. Remember cake pops - tons of ingredients, special equipment, a HOT oven, and one cake pop has 180 calories. Our s'more pops - 4 ingredients, no fancy equipment, no stove, less than 50 calories.
½ cup whipping cream
1 container of light whipped topping (room temperature)
1 jar marshmallow cream
5 drops of green food coloring
½ tsp of peppermint extract
4 full sheets of chocolate gram crackers
½ cup of chocolate fiber one cereal
Gummy worms (for garnish)
1-With a hand mixer, beat whipping cream, whipped topping, marshmallow cream for 2 minutes.
2-Add ½ tsp of peppermint extract. Beat for 30 seconds.
3-Fold in green food coloring. Place mixture aside.
4-Place gram crackers and chocolate fiber one in a zipped/sealed bag. Crush.
5-In 6 clear glasses (plastic is fine) evenly scoop whipped mixture.
6-Layer gram cracker mixture.
7-Place a gummy worm for garnish.
TIP: Refrigerate or freeze cups before dishing in pie filling and topping.
Shelly's Skinny Tip: Traditional grasshopper pie calls for over 2 cups of cream and a chocolate crust, which translates to lots of fat and calories. We 'skinnyed' this recipe by using only ½ cup whipping cream combined with a container of light whipped topping. Our crust is a combination of crushed chocolate gram crackers and chocolate fiber one.
Marvelous Millionaire Pie
1 can fat free condensed milk
1 container of lite or free whipped topping (room temperature)
1 can crushed pineapple (in its own juice), drained
1 jar of Maraschino cherries
1 tablespoon of Maraschino cherry juice
¼ cup of lemon juice
½ tsp of lemon zest
½ cup chopped walnuts (reserve some for topping)
1-With a hand mixer beat condensed milk and whipped topping for 1 minute.
2-Fold in pineapple, cherries, cherry juice, lemon juice, lemon zest, and walnuts.
3-In 8 clear glasses, layer mixture.
Shelly's Skinny Tip: We 'shellyfyed' our Marvelous Millionaire Pie with 2 small changes - a can of fat free condensed milk and lite whipped topping.
Cool Cookie Dough Dip
This Cool Cookie Dough Dip - no butter, no flour, no eggs is addictive and a party MUST. While it is very tempting to eat this right out of the bowl - let's serve it with strawberries!
1 package of 1/3 fat cream cheese (softened)
1 4-ounce container of applesauce (or ¼ cup)
1 cup powdered sugar
3 tablespoons of brown sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
½ cup dark chocolate chips
Strawberries, pineapples, gram crackers
1-With a hand mixer, beat cream cheese and applesauce in bowl until combined.
2-Fold in powdered sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla extract.
3-With a hand mixer beat for 1 minute.
4-Fold in dark chocolate chips.
5-Serve with fruit and gram crackers.
Shelly's Skinny Tip: We cut down the sugar to a simple combination of powdered sugar and brown sugar, replaced the butter with applesauce and used 1 block 1/3 fat cream cheese.
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