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Creamy Mandarin Cooler Recipe

Creamy Mandarin Cooler Recipe

This frothy and flavorful concoction is as fast to fix as it is to refresh. Renee Richardson says it makes a delicious splash at breakfast or any other time of day. "It tastes like an old-fashioned Dreamsicle," she notes from her kitchen in Pounding Mill, Virginia.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, undrained
  • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) fat-free reduced-sugar orange creme yogurt
  • 1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 12 to 15 ice cubes


  • 1. In a blender, combine the milk, orange juice, oranges, yogurt, pudding mix and ice cubes; cover and process for 20 seconds or until smooth. Stir if necessary. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 99 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 fat-free milk.