Kids a Cookin' - Frozen Fruit Cups

May 6, 2008 at 10:19 p.m. ET

When the days are longer and warmer, a frozen, fruit-filled treat will be a hit with children and adults alike! This easy recipe, provided by the Family Nutrition Program at Kansas State University Research and Extension, makes 18 servings.

3 bananas
3 containers (8 ounces each) fat-free strawberry yogurt
1 package (10 ounces) frozen strawberries, thawed and undrained
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained

1. Remember to wash your hands.

2. Line 18 muffin-tin cups with paper baking cups.

3. Dice or mash bananas and place in a large mixing bowl.

4. Stir in remaining ingredients.

5. Spoon into muffin-tin cups and freeze at least 3 hours or until firm. Remove frozen cups and store in a plastic bag in freezer.

6. Before serving, remove paper cups and let stand 10 minutes.

Per serving (one fruit cup): 12g carbohydrates; <1g 50 dietary fiber; 2g protein; 0g of fat (0g saturated fat); 0mg cholesterol; 25mg sodium; calories. <></1g>>

Helpful Hints:
Turn these Frozen Fruit Cups into Popsicle-like treats by pouring the mixture into 7-ounce cups and putting them in the freezer. When partially frozen, put a plastic spoon or Popsicle stick in the center of the cup and freeze until firm.

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