Chilling Jack-o’-Lantern Smoothies
“Pumpkin faces creatively “carved” with chocolate make this beverage a big hit!”
-prep time 15 min / total time 15 min / ingredients 6 / servings 4
1 tablespoon semisweet chocolate chips
4 plastic cups (8 to 9 oz each)
3 containers (6 oz each) Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free orange crème or harvest peach yogurt
1/4 cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
1 can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, chilled, drained
1 banana, sliced
-In small microwavable bowl, melt chocolate chips on High for 1 minute or until melted. With tip of knife, spread chocolate on inside of each plastic cup to resemble eyes, nose and mouth of jack-o’-lantern. Repeat with 3 more cups. Refrigerate 5 minutes or until chocolate is set.
-Meanwhile, in blender container, place all remaining ingredients; cover and blend until smooth. Pour into chocolate painted cups. Note: It works best to place the cup on its side when painting the face. Serve with a green straw to resemble a pumpkin stem or garnish with a mint leaf.