Chocolate Coconut Bonbons

January 7, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, dessert | 1 Comment
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I have a recipe for Chocolate Coconut Bonbons to pass along. To make the Bonbons you’ll be needing Fat Free Cream Cheese, Splenda Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Fat-Free Sweetened Condensed Milk, Flaked Coconut, Crisp Rice Cereal, and Squares of Semisweet Chocolate. The Bonbons are 90 calories and 12 net carbs per Bonbon. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Chocolate Coconut Bonbons
Chocolate Coconut BonbonsThese little balls of chocolaty coconut joy are perfect for any occasion.

Recipe Ingredients:
1/2 cup fat-free cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk
2 cups flaked coconut
2 1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
9 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate

Cooking Directions:
1 – In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, and sweetened condensed milk. Mix in the coconut and rice cereal to form a workable dough. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, and refrigerate until set, about 1 hour.

2 – Melt chocolate over a double boiler, stirring occasionally until smooth. Remove from heat when melted. Use toothpicks to hold the balls while dipping in the chocolate. Set on wax paper to dry.
Makes 36 bonbons.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 bonbon): Calories: 90; Calories from Fat: 35; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 50mg; Total Carbs: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 10g; Protein: 2g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/chocolate_coconut_bon_bons_recipe.html

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart

June 18, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart. This dish is made using Corn Flakes, Flaked Coconut, Egg Whites, Pineapple Chunks, Cornstarch, Sugar Substitute, Coconut Extract, Mango, and Banana. One refreshing Dessert! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Tropical Fruit Coconut Tart
Nothing says paradise quite like a heavenly blend of tropical fruits. Combining pineapple, mango, banana and coconut, this divine dessert is sure to transport you to the islands without leaving your backyard.

Ingredients
1 cup cornflakes, crushed
1 can (3 1/2 ounces) sweetened flaked coconut
2 egg whites
1 can (15 1/4 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, undrained
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 packets sugar substitute or equivalent of 4 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon coconut extract (optional)
1 mango, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
1 medium banana, thinly sliced

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 wedge

1 – Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

2 – Combine cornflakes, coconut, and egg whites in medium bowl; toss gently until blended. Place mixture in prepared pan; press firmly to cover bottom and 1/2 inch up side of pan. Bake 8 minutes or until edge begins to brown. Cool completely on wire rack.

3 – Drain pineapple, reserving juice in small saucepan. Stir pineapple juice into cornstarch until smooth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool completely. Stir in sugar substitute and coconut extract, if desired.

4 – Combine pineapple, mango slices, and banana slices in medium bowl. Spoon over baked crust; drizzle with pineapple juice mixture. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 hours. Cut into 8 wedges.

Note: The crust can be made 24 hours in advance, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 139 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 4 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 59 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/tropical-fruit-coconut-tart/

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