Chocolate Coconut Bonbons

Makes 36 servings.


½ cup fat-free cream cheese, softened
1½ cups SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 cup fat free sweetened condensed milk
2 cups flaked coconut
2½ cups crisp rice cereal
9 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate


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.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

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

Exchanges per Serving: 1 Starch, ½ Fat

Additional comments:

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