Mini Mango Crisps with Greek Yogurt

by jerseygirl on May 1, 2009 · 37 comments

My poor little guy has been sick so we have been housebound for the last few days. I have not made my usual four trips to the grocery store or produce market this week. It is a wet rainy day in NJ, unlike the 90 degree weather we had earlier this week. I wanted to make a nice comforting desert and I always keep frozen fruit in the freezer. One of my favorites is Trader Joe’s frozen mango. For some reason, my husband likes Trader Joe’s mango better than fresh. Have you ever noticed that mango sometimes have a pine type of taste? Well this frozen one doesn’t.

This mango is so easy to use. Just defrost it and there is no peeling, cutting or chopping. I could eat the whole bag myself. If you really love fresh mango, then go ahead and use that instead. How great do these bowls of mango look?

To top off the crisps, I used Oikos Greek Yogurt. It is a fat free organic yogurt made by Stonyfield Farms. It is so thick, rich and creamy that you would never believe it is fat free. This was the perfect comfort food for today.
Now I haven’t forgotten about the giveaway. So drum roll please………..the three winners are…..
Congrats to the winners! Please email me your address and I will get your baskets out. Have a great weekend everyone!

Mini Mango Crisps with Greek Yogurt
2 cups peeled, chopped mango
4 TBS sugar, divided
4 TBS old fashioned oats
1 TBS flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 TBS chopped pecans
a pinch of sea salt
1 TBS melted butter
1 container (5 to 6 oz) vanilla Greek yogurt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, mix mango and 2 TBS sugar. In another small bowl, mix the remaining 2 TB sugar, oats, flour, cinnamon, pecans and salt. Mix well and then stir in the butter until mixture is coated. Divide the mango up and place in 4 (6 oz) ramekins. Evenly top with oat mixture. Bake for about 30 minutes or until mixture bubbles and topping is golden. Cool for 15 minutes then serve with yogurt.

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Juliana May 1, 2009 at 1:57 pm

Thanks for the giveaway…I really appreciate! I love Trader Joes, actually we walk there very often…I will definitely try your mango crisps…looks great! Again, thanks!

Debbie May 1, 2009 at 2:18 pm

That dish looks wonderful Lisa!

Kerstin May 1, 2009 at 2:36 pm

Thanks for the tip about TJs’ frozen mango. I’m not so great at cutting mango, so if it’s just as good as fresh, I’d definitely love to try it! Looks yummy with the Greek yogurt too πŸ™‚

teresa May 1, 2009 at 2:39 pm

The mango crisp looks SOO good, adn I’m glad to hear that someone else things that mango tastes like a Christmas tree sometimes. My hubby thought I was crazy!

Sorry to hear about your little boy, hope he gets better soon!

Jennifer May 1, 2009 at 3:45 pm

Thank you for sharing such a quick and easy treat!

HoneyB May 1, 2009 at 3:50 pm

Love mangos! They have been on sale here (fresh) and I have been buying them up since I found out they were really good right now! I know what you mean about that piney taste…thankfully these don’t have it! Love your use of the yogurt!

Veronica May 1, 2009 at 3:54 pm

Those look yummy! I just love mango anything…I’ll have to look for that mango at Trader Joe’s.

Katrina May 1, 2009 at 4:25 pm

That mango crisp looks awesome. I just cut up two mangos (literally moments ago!) and it was SO not fun. And yes, I know that piney taste. I just wish there was a TJ’s around here! Sigh.

Clumbsy Cookie May 1, 2009 at 7:25 pm

I hope the little guy is doing better. Those are so fun and sound so easy to make! I wish I could find low fat greeg yougurt here!

The Blonde Duck May 1, 2009 at 7:54 pm

I love crisps! I should make some apple ones to put in the freezer!

ttfn300 May 1, 2009 at 9:17 pm

fantastic dessert!! and love the greek yogurt addition πŸ™‚

Kitt May 2, 2009 at 1:04 am

How clever and fun! Wish we had TJ’s here.

Shelly Borrell May 2, 2009 at 1:17 pm

I bet this dish is tasty — I love a MANGO πŸ™‚ TJ’s has some great finds. Too bad I missed the contest, but thanks for all the fabulous food info!!!

Shelly, Nibbles of Tidbits

Heather May 2, 2009 at 8:55 pm

mmmmmmm. sounds delicious πŸ™‚

That Girl May 3, 2009 at 12:42 am

I love those frozen mango chunks! I eat them right out of the bag – still frozen!

Donna-FFW May 3, 2009 at 6:50 am

What a great idea, a mango crisp. They sound.. and look.. fantastic! Congrats to your lucky winners.

RecipeGirl May 3, 2009 at 10:01 am

I absolutely love that Mango… it’s so good! And sometimes I have a tough time getting much mango ‘meat’ off of a fresh mango, so I love the frozen stuff. (It’s good for throwing into margaritas too!)

Sharon May 3, 2009 at 12:56 pm

Mango love! Totally love it! That looks simply delicious!

Maria May 3, 2009 at 3:09 pm

What a lovely dessert. I adore mangoes!

Aggie May 3, 2009 at 7:53 pm

I love frozen mangoes! What a great dessert! I hope your little guys is feeling better!

kat May 3, 2009 at 10:10 pm

We love frozen mangos too, we use them for smoothies a lot

Allie May 4, 2009 at 11:00 am

I love mangos, but have never had them in a crip, they sound delish!

Lynda May 4, 2009 at 11:16 am

Oh my, this looks so delicious and healthy! I haven’t tried frozen mango; actually, I don’t think it’s available in my town, so I’ll use fresh. Thanks for a great idea!

The Food Hunter May 4, 2009 at 11:29 am

These little trats look really good. I just recently started buying TJ frozen fruit and I’ve been really happy with them.

Pam May 4, 2009 at 1:13 pm

I have a bunch of Greek yogurt in my fridge – thanks for the recipe.

Jeena May 4, 2009 at 3:45 pm

This is just the sweet treat that I love to eat Lisa it looks so scrummy.

Leslie May 4, 2009 at 8:28 pm

funny, I just got done eating a mango! I sooo wish we had a trader Joes.

Paula May 4, 2009 at 11:32 pm

This looks so comforting! You know, I very rarely have mango (except for the dried strips that I like to snack on.) I really like the addition of Greek Yogurt, too!

Proud Italian Cook May 4, 2009 at 11:40 pm

I’ll have to try TJ’s frozen mango, I always destroy half the mango anyway. I’m terrible at cutting them!

JennDZ - The Leftover Queen May 5, 2009 at 12:14 am

I agree – I love TJ’s frozen mango!!!

Bridgett May 5, 2009 at 11:23 am

So yummy!

Liz - Meal Makeover Mom May 5, 2009 at 2:55 pm

I plan to make this recipe tonight! Do you defrost the mango first and/or do you cut it up or use the chunks the way they are?
This recipe looks amazing! I’m so glad I have TWO Trader Joe’s near my house!

Angie May 5, 2009 at 3:40 pm

Thanks for the mango tip. I really like mango, but I usually avoid buying it fresh because the taste is so unpredictable and I hate having to cut it up.

Priscilla May 5, 2009 at 5:28 pm

Congrats to the winners of your giveaway! The crisp looks delicious!

Ann May 5, 2009 at 8:43 pm

I like your blog..I am going to follow it..You have some awesome recipes…

Mariaβ™₯ May 6, 2009 at 5:15 pm

I’d love this dessert! It looks so yummy and mango is my fave fruit.


EAT! May 9, 2009 at 11:02 am

How delicious! The frozen TJs mangoes are my favorites to use in salsas, baking, drinks.

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