Makeover Nutty Monkey Malts Recipe
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Makeover Nutty Monkey Malts Recipe

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Get all the flavor of a classic diner milkshake with only a fraction of the calories and fat. Flavored with peanut butter and bananas, this is one drink the kids will go crazy for! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 small banana, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup chocolate malted milk powder
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups fat-free frozen chocolate yogurt
  • Whipped cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 203 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.


  1. Place the milk, banana, malted milk powder and peanut butter in a blender. Cover and process for 10 seconds or until smooth. Add frozen yogurt. Cover and process 10 seconds longer or until blended. Stir if necessary.
  2. Pour into chilled glasses; garnish with whipped cream if desired. Serve immediately. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Nutty Monkey Malts in Healthy Cooking February/March 2010, p24

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slpmgpkcp User ID: 1611383 117407
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

"These were so good!"

NHquilter User ID: 4840415 186464
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2011

"Very good but I added extra fat free was way too thick."

musthavemuzk User ID: 5295610 186462
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"2 of us speaking here. she says less banana and more PB. i cannot believe how thick this is.

we used chunky PB and no topping on top. have to agree on 5 servings from this. where are they? i know i know typical ice cream servings are 1/2 cup, but still."

rfowler03 User ID: 5236889 103514
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2011

"Don't know how you get 5 servings out of this recipe"

neudorfshots User ID: 5000846 211503
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2011

"This sounds delish, however at 203 calories for a mere half cup it would be better served in a tiny dessert dish than a drinking glass."

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