chocolate frozen yogurt

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  • 20oz. (2 1/4 cups) plain yogurts
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin softened in 1/4 cup water
  • dash of salt
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips


  1. In a small bowl, combine gelatin and 1/4 cup water
  2. Put chocolate chips in a medium mixing bowl.
  3. Scald evaporated milk and add sugar and salt.
  4. Pour hot milk mixture over chocolate and stir to melt chocolate.
  5. Add softened gelatin.
  6. Stir until well dissolved and mixture is completely smooth.
  7. Add yogurt and vanilla. Mix well. Chill in refrigerator 2 hours or longer.
  8. Pour into can, but do not overfill. Churn in freezer .

*makes 2 quarts









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2 large ripe bananas

1/8 cup almond butter

1/8 cup applesauce

1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Peel bananas and slice into quarter-inch pieces.
  2. Mix the almond butter and applesauce in a small bowl.
  3. Smear the mixture you have made on one banana slice and top it with another banana slice to make a sandwich.
  4. Place the banana sandwiches on a cutting board lined with parchment paper and freeze at lease 30 minutes.
  5. Before removing the bananas from the freezer, melt the chocolate chips or double boiler.
  6. Take  banana sandwiches out of the freezer and dip them in the chocolate. Place the sandwiches back on the paper. Once the’re all covered in chocolate, pop them back in the freezer. They’re ready to eat after 15 minutes.

Have a sweet, day!


Puppy Chow


1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup butter 1 cup chocolate chips 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 9 cups Crispix cereal (any flavor) 3 cups powdered sugar


1. Combine peanut butter, butter and chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl.

2. Microwave for one minute then stir to blend all ingredients thoroughly. Add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Stir well.

3. Place the 9 cups of Crispix cereal in a very large bowl.

4. Pour the peanut butter-chocolate mixture over the cereal and toss evenly, making sure all the cereal gets a good covering.

5. Place the powdered sugar in a large zip-lock type plastic bag.

6. Add the peanut butter-chocolate cereal mixture to the bag, leaving enough room for the puppy chow to be shaken (you may have to divide the mixture into smaller batches, coating one batch at a time).

7. Shake the bag vigorously to evenly coat each piece of the puppy chow with powdered sugar.

8. Once the mixture is fully coated, place in a large serving bowl.

9. Coat any additional pieces by shaking the mixture in the powdered sugar filled bag.  Add powdered sugar to the bag as needed until all the mixture is coated.

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