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Chocolate Orange Bites

 Chocolate Orange Bites
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!
50 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + chilling


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
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.