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Low Carb Toasted Almond Coconut Balls
Source: dLife

Sweet treats loaded with coconut, almond and a hint cocoa.

Rating:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 44.9
Total Carbs 1.8 g
Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
Sugars 0.2 g
Total Fat 4.1 g
Saturated Fat 2.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 15.7 mg
Protein 0.5 g
Sodium 1.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

0 1/2 cup  slivered almonds
0.3333 cup  flaked unsweetened coconut
0.3333 cup  SPLENDA┬« No Calorie Sweetener, granulated
0.3333 cup  flaked unsweetened coconut
1 tbsp  unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tbsp  unsalted butter
1 tbsp  cold water
0 1/2 tsp  vanilla extract
Directions
  1. In small skillet, heat almonds over medium low, stirring frequently, until golden brown about 2 minutes.
  2. In food processor, place almonds. Process until very finely ground.
  3. In medium bowl, combine almonds, sugar substitute, coconut flakes, and cocoa powder. Add softened butter, water, and vanilla. Cream butter with back of spoon until all ingredients are well mixed.
  4. Shape into 12 balls (about 1" in diameter). Roll each ball in coconut, if desired. Serve immediately or cover tightly and chill up to three days.

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