Creamy Chocolate Pudding

Creamy Chocolate Pudding Recipe
Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Denise Canter
Prep time: 15 minutes. This deceptively decadent cross between a mousse and a pudding is slimmed down with low-fat dairy ingredients. It will keep if covered in the refrigerator up to 5 days.
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1/3 cup pudding and 1 cookie)


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1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
4 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
1 cup 2% low-fat cottage cheese
2 ounces block-style light cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Chocolate shavings (optional)
4 chocolate wafer cookies (such as Nabisco's Famous Chocolate Wafers)


1. Combine chocolate and milk in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute, stirring after 30 seconds. Stir until smooth. Cool slightly.

2. Combine cottage cheese and next 4 ingredients (through vanilla) in food processor and process 2–3 minutes, stopping to scrape down sides once or twice, until very smooth. Add chocolate mixture; process until smooth and blended.

3. Spoon pudding into individual serving dishes. Top with chocolate shavings, if desired, and serve with a wafer.

Created date

August 2007

Nutritional Information

Calories 251
Fat 10 g
Satfat 6 g
Monofat 3 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 313 mg
Calcium 118 mg