Weight Watchers: Frozen Chocolate Mint Dessert 

A hot summer day and a cool, low-fat, chocolatey frozen treat!  A combination that can’t be beat.  If you think cold, chocolatey and creamy are words that describe something you can’t enjoy when you’re watching your weight, Jackie Conn, from Weight Watchers says, “Yes! You can!!!!!”  She joined Jim Morris on TV5 News at 5 to share this easy, delicious recipe with us!Frozen Chocolate Mint Dessert Weight Watchers Recipe3 PointsPlus values per servingIngredients 1 oz chocolate wafer(s), about 5 cookies    1/4 tsp mint extract    1 tsp unsweetened cocoa    7 oz fat-free whipped topping, about 1 whole aerosol can      1/4 cup(s) fat-free skim milk    3 piece(s) Weight Watchers by Whitman’s Mint patties, frozen, chopped    2 Tbsp chocolate syrup    6 Tbsp whipped topping, light or fat-free, vanilla or chocolate    InstructionsLine six muffin holes with foil muffin liners.In a blender, combine wafers, extract, cocoa, fat-free whipped topping and milk: blend until completely combined. Divide mixture among prepared muffin liners: freeze for at least 2 hours.Just before serving, top each with 1/6 of mint patties, 1 teaspoon chocolate syrup and 1 tablespoon whipped topping. Yields 1 dessert per serving. Notes• This easy chocolate dessert can be made in several flavors. For a pure chocolate treat, replace the mint extract with chocolate or vanilla extract and swap the mint patties for an ounce of mini chocolate chips (could affect PointsPlus values).