Chocolate Nut Balls Great Snack for Diabetes Diets
These chocolate nut balls are a great snack for diabetes patients.
2 ounces unsweetened (preferably dark) baking chocolate
2 tbsps vegetable oil
1/2 cup plus 2 tbsps of water
1 cup date sugar
1 1/2 cup chopped almonds, pecans, or walnuts
In a small saucepan, melt chocolate, oil and water over medium heat.
Reduce heat to low. Add date sugar. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove pan from heat and stir in chopped nuts.
Drop by the spoonful and roll into 24 balls on a dish, if desired. Roll in additional nuts. Let balls cool. Store in the refrigerator or freezer.
Makes 24 balls
Nutrition per serving 1 ball:
1 gram protein
8 grams fat
7 grams carbohydrates
For chocolate covered pretzels see this recipe.