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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!

Recipe Ingredients

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

Peanut Butter for Low Carb Reeses Cups

Recipe Directions

Melt butter, peanut butter and chocolate in microwave. Cool slightly.

Add ricotta, sweetener and vanilla. Spoon onto wax paper and refrigerate.

Nutrition Information

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

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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