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Cinnamon Swirl - FirstString

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  • 1 Tbsp fat-free butter replacement
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1  1/2 cups nonfat, 2% or whole milk (or milk substitute of your choice)

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add crushed ice for a thicker shake.

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