Saturday, December 25, 2010

Chocolate and Nut Butter Bites

Everybody loves an awesome dessert...when desserts include chocolate, you know that everyone will go wild. Here is a recipe for Chocolate and Nut Butter Bites from Eating Well's collection of Instant Chocolate Desserts.

Chocolate & Nut Butter Bites

: February/March 2005, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

4 servings

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  • 8 1/4-ounce squares bittersweet chocolate
  • 4 teaspoons almond, cashew or pistachio butter


  1. Top each chocolate square with 1/2 teaspoon nut butter of your choice (almond, cashew, pistachio).


Per serving: 79 calories; 6 g fat (2 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol 9 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 12 mg sodium; 20 mg potassium.

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 fat

Nutrition Note: What you get: Magnesium, copper, chromium.