Diane’s Nut-Crusted Frozen Yogurt with Honeydew-Mint Topping

Diane'sNut-Crusted Frozen Yogurt with Honeydew-Mint Topping


  • 2 cups lowfat vanilla frozen yogurt
  • 1/2 cup your favorite nuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground green tea leaves or matcha powder
  • 1/4 cup dried mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup your favorite 100% fruit juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 cup honeydew melon (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves (finely chopped)

Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Scoop frozen yogurt into ½ cup balls and place in single layer in freezer.
  2. Place nuts in food processor, coffee grinder or blender and pulverize to soft powder. Place in small bowl.
  3. Add next 5 ingredients (cinnamon through mint leaves) to nut powder and set aside.
  4. In small saucepan, dissolve honey in juice over medium heat.
  5. Reduce heat to low, add melon and mint and cook about 2 minutes. Let cool slightly.
  6. Place nut mixture in small bowl. Roll frozen yogurt ball until lightly coated.
  7. Repeat with remaining frozen yogurt balls.
  8. Place each ball in small bowl and top with 2T warm melon compote, sprinkle of chopped mint and serve immediately.
  9. ENJOY!

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