Chocolate Balls Recipes

Category Diabetic

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/2 cup margarine -- room temp
2 tablespoon sugar
1/3 cup liquid sugar substitute
1 1/4 cup flour
3 tablespoon cocoa
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped nuts
2 tablespoon raisins

Sprinkle sweet granulated sugar substitute, as necessary. Cream together margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and sugar substitute to creamed mixture. Beat at medium speed for 1/2 minute. Stir together flour, cocoa and salt to blend. Add to creamed mixture and mix at low speed about 1 minute or until blended. Add nuts and raisins to dough. Mix lightly. Shape into balls using 1 tablespoonful of dough per ball. Place balls on a cookie sheet that has been lined with aluminum foil or sprayed with PAN spray. Bake at 325 F for 20-25 minutes or until slightly firm. Remove form oven and cool slightly. Roll lukewarm balls in Sprinkle Sweet. Cool to room temperature and serve two balls per serving. Variation: Chocolate Mint Balls: Add 1/2 teaspoon peppermint flavoring along with 1 teaspoon vanilla instead to the 2 teaspoons vanilla.