Low Carb Reeses Cups
Dietary Candy Recipe
Low Carb Reeses Cups are made with a little bit of butter with some chunky peanut butter, unsweetened chocolate and ricotta cheese. Sweetened with Equal, flavored with vanilla. The taste is great and preparation is a breeze!
2 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup chunky (or plain) peanut butter
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
1/3 cup ricotta
10 packets Equal
1 teaspoon vanilla
Melt butter, peanut butter and chocolate in microwave. Cool slightly.
Add ricotta, sweetener and vanilla. Spoon onto wax paper and refrigerate.
Yield: 22 servings Serving size: 1 candy Carbohydrates: 1.8g; Fat: 4g; Calories: 42 Carbs per total recipe: 40
Variation: Low Carb Peanut Butter Cups
1 stick unsalted butter
4 tablespoons peanut butter
1 ounce unsweetened baking chocolate
8 packets Splenda
2 tablespoons heavy cream
Melt butter and chocolate in microwave. Be careful not to burn the chocolate. Add Splenda and mix well. Spoon some chocolate into a mini muffin tin pan lined with tiny paper muffin cups. Put in freezer few minutes until hard. Spoon little bit of peanut butter on top of each candy, and top with more chocolate. Freeze; store in freezer. Total: 26 carb (20 NET carbs). Makes about 12 at 1.7 carbs each.
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