Frosty Margarita Pie

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Enjoy this delicious frozen pie made using strawberries and crackers. Perfect for dessert.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

3/4
cup graham cracker crumbs (10 squares)
1/2
cup finely chopped strawberries
1/2
cup sugar
1
quart (4 cups) vanilla fat-free frozen yogurt
1
tablespoon grated lime peel
1/3
cup lime juice
2
to 4 tablespoons tequila, if desired
1
cup frozen (thawed) reduced-fat whipped topping, if desired
Lime and strawberry slices, if desired

  • 1 Mix cracker crumbs, chopped strawberries and sugar in small bowl. Press in bottom and up sides of pie plate, 9x1 1/4 inches; set aside.
  • 2 Beat yogurt, lime peel, lime juice and tequila in large bowl with electric mixer on high speed just until blended. Spoon into crust. Freeze at least 1 1/2 hours or until firm enough to cut. Serve topped with whipped topping; garnish with lime and strawberry slices.

Expert Tips

“Okay, so learning to take better care of myself and my heart does mean changing a few things. But I won't give up pie! This Frosty Margarita Pie is a creative way to keep some fun in my life.” Kevin W.

Holidays can present a problem for staying on your heart-health path. To keep on track, follow the basics: Keep up your daily walk or other exercise, plan ahead what you will eat, keep portion sizes small and select desserts that are low in calories and fat. Make one of these heart-healthy deserts and bring it with you to parties—you’ll know that you have a dessert you can enjoy.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
36g
36%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.