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:

100 calories

1 gram protein

8 grams fat

7 grams carbohydrates

For chocolate covered pretzels see this recipe.