No-Bake Almond Bites Recipe

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No-Bake Almond Bites Recipe
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No-Bake Almond Bites Recipe

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To help keep holiday snacking on the skinny side, our home economists whipped up these simple little sensations. Quick and easy, the chewy no-bake treats are ideal when time is tight.
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crushed reduced-fat vanilla wafers (about 30 wafers)
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, almonds and cocoa. Combine the apple juice, corn syrup and extract; stir into crumb mixture until blended.
Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in remaining confectioners' sugar. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as No-Bake Almond Bites in Light & Tasty December/January 2003, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 81 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

  • 1 cup crushed reduced-fat vanilla wafers (about 30 wafers)
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  1. In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, almonds and cocoa. Combine the apple juice, corn syrup and extract; stir into crumb mixture until blended.
  2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in remaining confectioners' sugar. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as No-Bake Almond Bites in Light & Tasty December/January 2003, p8

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