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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