I have a secret. I have a somewhat obsessive personality. (Those who know me best have probably just spit their coffee/diet coke/beverage of choice all over their computer screen!)
One of the things I tend to obsess about is food. Or more specifically…once I find something I LIKE…I tend to eat it….often. :-)
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A few years ago I discovered my infatuation with FROZEN fruit. It started with FROZEN grapes…and escalated to FROZEN bananas. If you haven’t ever tried them that way…I HIGHLY recommend it!
Lately, however, my FROZEN FOOD obsession has degenerated to these frozen concoctions…..Creamies Ice Cream Bars. I’m partial to the chocolate.
After some very quick and rudimentary calculations on my part:
1 box of (6) Creamies is roughly $2.50 (usually a little more)
1 box of chocolate pudding roughly $1.25
1 container of whipped topping roughly $2.00
3 cups milk $0.25 ???
Total: $3.50 for approximately (16) of Jillee’s Creamy Pudding Pops
Jillee’s Creamy Pudding Pops
- 1 large box chocolate pudding
- 3 cups cold milk
- 2 cups frozen whipped topping (Cool Whip)
For my second batch I decided to try adding some sweetness (these were a little less sweet than my beloved Creamies). I added some powdered sugar. Started with 1/2 cup and I think I ended up putting about a cup in before I thought it was the right sweetness. Liked this batch much better! :-)
I didn’t actually have any small paper/plastic cups handy…so I improvised. I experimented with a few different things I had laying around.
Experiment results: avoid the glass mason jars and styrofoam cups. The pops “POPPED” right out of the plastic cup and the plastic baby food container.
Here are just a bunch of random pictures of my creamy pudding pop making session:
Overall thoughts and observations: DELICIOUS! Cold, creamy and inexpensive! Fellow FROZEN FOOD enthusiasts like me should definitely try it! :-)