Yogurt dip goes uptown with ginger tang and smooth caramel. Fresh fruit dippers never tasted so good!
oz (half of 8-oz package) fat-free cream cheese, softened
cup Yoplait® 99% Fat Free creamy vanilla yogurt (from 2-lb container)
cup plus 1 to 2 teaspoons caramel fat-free topping
tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger
medium unpeeled eating apples or pears, each cut into 12 slices
In medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Beat in yogurt and 1/4 cup of the topping until smooth. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes until chilled.
Spoon dip into small serving bowl. Drizzle with 1 to 2 teaspoons topping; swirl with tip of knife. Sprinkle with ginger. Serve with apple and pear slices.
You can use 1 (6-oz) container of Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free French vanilla yogurt instead of the yogurt in the recipe.
Crystallized ginger is fresh gingerroot cooked in a candy syrup and coated with coarse sugar.
Most store-bought dips are usually high in saturated fat, calories and sodium. They contain, on average, three times the calories and ten times the fat of homemade dips made with low-fat dairy products such as yogurt and reduced-fat cream cheese.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 tablespoons dip and 6 fruit slices each)
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 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:1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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