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Chunky Peach Popsicles

From: EatingWell

Make sure to reserve a portion of the peaches as you puree the mixture so the pops will be packed with icy cold, chunky bits of fruit. For a grown-up twist, try adding 1 to 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh mint, lemon verbena or basil.

Servings: 12 popsicles, 2 ounces each
Prep: 15 mins
Total: 2 hrs 15 mins
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 by 12 people
1 1/4 pounds  ripe peaches, (3-4 medium), halved and pitted
  Juice of 1 lemon
1/4 cup  freshly squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup  sugar, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon  vanilla extract
1. Coarsely chop peaches in a food processor. Transfer 1 cup of the chunky peaches to a medium bowl. Add lemon juice, orange juice and sugar to taste (depending on the sweetness of the peaches) to the food processor. Puree until smooth. Add to the bowl with the chunky peaches and stir in vanilla.
2. Divide the mixture among twelve 2-ounce or eight 3-ounce freezer-pop molds (or small paper cups). Freeze until beginning to set, about 1 hour. Insert frozen-treat sticks and freeze until completely firm, about 1 hour more.
MAKE AHEAD TIP: Store in the freezer for up to 3 weeks. | Equipment: Twelve 2-ounce or eight 3-ounce freezer-pop molds, or small paper cups with frozen-treat sticks
Nutrition Facts
Calories 33, Carbohydrate 9 g, Fiber 1 g, Potassium 90 mg. Exchanges: Fruit 0.5.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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krballard700 wrote:

this treat looks and taste and makes me feel like i had eaten something very wonderful!! :D

7/5/2013 12:29:11 PM Report Abuse
bighelga1104 wrote:

Try using Stevia insted of the sugar, that is what I'm suggesting to my Personal Training Clients.

7/23/2011 12:58:48 PM Report Abuse
hecm1974167 wrote:

this is a great treat and it works with other fruits as well but leave out the sugar! dallas1317

7/7/2011 11:08:37 AM Report Abuse
hecm1974167 wrote:

this is great but leave out the sugar.. dallas1317

7/7/2011 11:07:07 AM Report Abuse
jpu148459 wrote:

With the OJ and ripe peaches, I would guess you would not need sugar at all...

3/30/2011 10:04:45 AM Report Abuse
limam11 wrote:

from a Google search - 15 calories per teaspoon, 12 teaspoons in 1/4 cup. That'd be about 180 calories divided between all pops. For Diabetics if you want to avoid added sugar but still want to add sweetener try Truvia (a natural sweetener made from the Stevia plant.)

7/1/2010 10:02:50 AM Report Abuse
ljsh37 wrote:

Use Stevia or Truvia for a plant based no calorie sugar sub.

6/16/2010 03:53:20 PM Report Abuse
pushbuttonkitty wrote:

you could just leave off the sugar and enjoy the natural sweetness of the fruit. 1/4 cup of sugar is 60ish calories, and that's spread through 12 servings, better than eating fake chemifood like splenda!

5/29/2010 05:53:00 PM Report Abuse
andrea.akiti wrote:

Try substituting Splenda or might even shave off a few more calories without sacrificing taste!

5/18/2010 12:41:04 PM Report Abuse
aprilnovak78 wrote:

is there a way to make them without all the added sugar??

5/18/2010 12:02:18 PM Report Abuse
irmart11 wrote:

great treat

3/18/2010 12:35:49 PM Report Abuse

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