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No-Bake Almond Bites Recipe

No-Bake Almond Bites Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:18 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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