TOASTED ALMOND-COCONUT BALLS
½ cup toasted slivered almonds
⅓ cup heat-stable granular sugar substitute
⅓ cup unsweetened dried coconut flakes
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 tablespoon water
½ teaspoon vanilla
Place almonds in a food processor.
Cover and process until very finely ground.
In a medium bowl combine almonds, sugar substitute, coconut flakes, and cocoa powder.
Stir in butter, water, and vanilla.
Shape mixture into twelve balls, about 1 inch in diameter.
Serve immediately or cover tightly and chill for up to three days.
Makes 12 servings
Carbs: 3 grams
Protein: 1 gram
Fat: 6 grams