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yogurt covered raisins recipe?

cdlott Jun 28, 2010 10:18 PM

Hi! I'd like to make my own yogurt-covered raisins. I googled recipes and found one, but it is not as healthy as I'd like, and asks for a lot of butter. Does anyone have suggestions for how to make a yogurt sauce that could be used for yogurt-covered raisins, craisins, dates, nuts, etc? Thank you so much!

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  1. ChristinaMason RE: cdlott Jun 29, 2010 04:11 AM

    Check out this discussion here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6737...

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      cdlott RE: ChristinaMason Jun 29, 2010 07:51 AM

      Thank you! I didn't even think to look up yogurt pretzels, so silly of me. This is really helpful, thank you!

    2. Indirect Heat RE: cdlott Jun 29, 2010 08:23 AM

      "Healthy yogurt-covered raisins" is an oxymoron. That "yogurt' is primarily fat, sugar and a binder (and a teeny bit of yogurt). It's a lovely dessert that makes people feel like they're eating something healthy. Enjoy them, but don't pretend they're particularly good for you (or any better for you than chocolate covered raisins, or battered-deep-fried bananas, etc, etc, etc...

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        cdlott RE: Indirect Heat Jun 29, 2010 06:27 PM

        Thanks Indirect Heat, I am learning that from this recipe search. It's funny how it takes something like this for you to realize that what you've been eating really isn't that healthy! I won't pretend anymore, promise.

      2. Emme RE: cdlott Jun 29, 2010 09:20 PM

        http://www.recipegoldmine.com/snackP/... (you could try using a Stevia / Truvia substitute, low fat yogurt, and a butter sub... maybe.

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        http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php... (also possible to make substitutes)

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