North Pole Strawberry Smoothie

Ho, ho, ho! Fix this strawberry and yogurt smoothie as an extra-special treat after the excitement of opening presents from Santa.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1
package (10 ounces) frozen strawberries in syrup, partially thawed and undrained
1/4
cup water
2
cups vanilla frozen yogurt
2
tablespoons vanilla reduced-fat yogurt
1
strawberry-flavored or peppermint candy cane, about 6 inches long, finely crushed
Betty Crocker™ green decorating gel
  • 1 Place strawberries and water in blender. Cover and blend on medium-high speed until slushy. Blend on medium speed until smooth. Transfer to 2-cup measure.
  • 2 Wash and dry blender. Place frozen yogurt and reduced-fat yogurt in blender. Cover and blend on medium speed until smooth.
  • 3 Place crushed candy cane on small plate. Pipe decorating gel around rim of two 12-ounce glasses. Dip rims into crushed candy.
  • 4 Carefully pour yogurt mixture and strawberries at the same time into glasses, creating a half-and-half design. Serve with large drinking straws if desired.

Expert Tips

Host a Santa’s Breakfast for the neighborhood kids! Enlist a Santa (the earlier the better) to join the kids for breakfast, and have a small wrapped gift at each place setting or in Santa’s sack to be distributed.

Add an extra festive touch by serving each smoothie with a small candy cane hooked over the edge of each glass.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
20 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 g
2 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
10 mg
10 %;
Sodium
130 mg
130 %;
Total Carbohydrate
83 g
83 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
10 g
10 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
32%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.