Chocolate Snack Blocks
Low Salt-Sodium Recipe
By Fitness and Freebies
Chocolate Snack Blocks are made with unflavored gelatin, a bit of sugar and semisweet miniature chocolate chips.
2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
2/3 cup boiling water
3-1/2 tablespoons sugar
1-1/3 cups semisweet miniature chocolate chips
Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in a blender. Let sit 5 minutes. Pour in boiling water and sugar. Cover and blend on low about 2 minutes, or until gelatin is completely dissolved. Continue blending, gradually adding small amounts of chocolate chips until chips are melted and mixture is smooth.
Pour into a square baking pan. Refrigerate until firm.
Cut into 1 inch squares or shapes with cookie cutters. Nutritional information will vary depending on size of squares you create. See below for the nutritional data per the entire low salt/low sodium recipe, then divide you the totals by the number of blocks you create to get an accurate nutritional count.
Nutrition information per entire recipe:
Calories: 322; Total Fat: 17g (42 percent calories from fat); Cholesterol: 0; Protein: 5.3g; Carbohydrates: 46.3; Fiber: 3.3g; Sugar: 41.7g; Sodium: 15mg
Food exchanges: Fat: 2.2, Sugar: 2.9, Very lean meat protein: 0.3
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