mixed berry fools

A traditional fool is a creamy dessert made with heavy cream and berries. For this low-fat version, a puree of raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is added to berry yogurt and reduced-fat whipped topping.

mixed berry fools
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Freeze 50 mins Cook 10 mins


  • 2 cups raspberries
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 cups reduced-fat frozen whipped topping (such as Cool Whip Lite), thawed
  • 1 6 ounce container mixed berry yogurt
  • Additional berries for garnish, optional

Make It

1. In a small saucepan, combine raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, orange juice and sugar. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-high and simmer for 10 minutes. Carefully add fruit mixture to food processor and puree until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh strainer and place in the freezer for about 50 minutes, or until very cold.

2. Place thawed whipped topping in a medium-size bowl; fold in yogurt and cooled fruit puree until just combined. Serve immediately. Garnish with berries, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 300, Fat, total (g): 6, chol. (mg): 4, sat. fat (g): 4, carb. (g): 60, fiber (g): 7, pro. (g): 3, sodium (mg): 27, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.