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Mexican Chocolate Mousse

Categories: Easter, Entertaining, Valentine's Day
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

This special chocolate mousse dessert is full of unexpected surprises, like tasty bits of almond.

Serves: Serves: 4


  • 1 (4-serving) package JELL-O sugar-free instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2/3 cup Carnation Nonfat Dry Milk Powder
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 3/4 cup Dannon plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Cool Whip Free
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon (1/4 ounce) chopped almonds

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  1. In a large bowl, combine dry pudding mix, dry milk powder, and water. Mix well using a wire whisk.
  2. Blend in yogurt. Add 1/3 cup Cool Whip Free, almond extract, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Mix gently to combine.
  3. Evenly spoon mixture into 4 dessert dishes. Top each with 1 tablespoon Cool Whip Free.
  4. Lightly sprinkle remaining cinnamon and 3/4 teaspoon almonds over top of each.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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