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Chocolate Orange Bites Recipe
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Chocolate Orange Bites Recipe

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Chocolate and orange blend beautifully in this Test Kitchen recipe, creating a special cookie with big taste. Better still, they're only 35 calories each!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling
MAKES:50 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling
MAKES: 50 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) chocolate wafers, crushed
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • Baking cocoa and/or additional confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 35 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 37 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Shape into 3/4-in. balls; roll in confectioners' sugar. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Lightly sprinkle with cocoa and/or confectioners’ sugar before serving. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda No Calorie Sweetener and Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Originally published as Chocolate Orange Bites in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 35 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 37 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch.

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Reviewed Sep. 25, 2011

I gave this to my friends at Valentine's Day. They raved about them. I didn't change a thing.

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Reviewed Jan. 13, 2011

I like this cookie made with the Nilla wafer cookies.

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