Sugar-Free Coconut Balls

By Birdie74

Ingredients
  • 1 package (8 ounces) light cream cheese, softened

  • 2 teaspoons liquid sugar substitute

  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract

  • 1 cup unsweetened flaked or shredded coconut

  • Grated unsweetened chocolate, unsweetened cocoa powder, toasted sesame seeds or toasted chopped almonds for rolling

Directions
  1. Beat cream cheese, sugar substitute and coconut extract in medium bowl with electric mixer until smooth. Stir in coconut. Refrigerate until slightly firm, about 20 minutes.

  2. Place grated chocolate in shallow bowl.

  3. For each candy, shape scant 1 tablespoonful of the mixture into 1-inch ball. Roll balls in chocolate.

  4. Store in refrigerator.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
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4 replies

apanda
apanda 2008-11-23 08:53:16 -0600 Report

Oh yummy! putting this on my list to try for holiday cookies. Thanks for sharing.