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Thursday, July 10, 2008

*Peanut Butter Candy* (Diabetic Recipe)

Today I decided on these little candy's. You can put them in a nice box and give them as a gift to someone you know that has diabetes. or you can eat them yourself. I would think that you could use a different type of buttered nut; like almond butter nut and there are other kinds. I know they have a variety in health food stores, because I've seen them. Try a few different things, as long as you use foods that are healthy for you. Well here you go.


*Peanut Butter Candy* (Diabetic Recipe)

Servings: 40

You can leave some of the candy's without chocolate. Makes a little less carbohydrates, Or try dipping them in more coconut, or maybe dipped in sesame seeds. Remember the carbs change when you change the ingredients. Enjoy!

1 Cup Peanut Butter, Creamy Or Chunky
½ Cup Powdered Milk, Dry
½ Cup Honey, Or Molasses
1 Cup Coconut, Shredded
½ Cup Sesame Seeds, Toasted
1 Cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, Melted
40 Mini Cupcake Liners

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or waxed paper. In a medium bowl, combine the first 4 ingredients; mix well. Cover with plastic and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Shape mix into balls about the same size as a teaspoon. Melt the semi-sweet chocolate chips over medium heat. Line the mini paper liners on a baking sheet. Place dipped balls; 1 in each cupcake liner. Refrigerate for 1 hour and serve.

Per Serving: 101 Cal (54% from Fat, 9% from Protein, 37% from Carb); 2 g Protein; 6 g Tot Fat; 2 g Sat Fat; 2 g Mono Fat; 1 g Poly Fat; 10 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 8 g Sugar; 32 mg Calcium; 0 mg Iron; 38 mg Sodium; 0 mg Cholesterol.

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