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Posts Tagged ‘chocolate’

postheadericon Red Raspberry-Hot Chocolate

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Red Raspberry-Hot Chocolate is a delicious, easy and quick (7 Minute) microwave recipe for a hot chocolate option. Ingredients include: milk, red raspberry jam, cocoa powder and vanilla extract. Add whipped cream and sprinkles if desired. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. It makes (1) serving. Red Raspberry-Hot Chocolate will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.red-raspberry-hot-chocolate
Prep Time: 5 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 2 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup milk
3 tbsp eedless red raspberry jam
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp salt
Whipped cream
Red, white & blue decorator sprinkles, for garnish
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postheadericon Valentine-Day Parfaits

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 5 votes

Valentine-Day Parfaits is an easy, quick (10) minute, no-cook recipe for a delicious dessert or treat. Fresh Strawberries, chocolate pudding, almonds and whipped topping are combined for a delicious dessert for you and your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day. or any day. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5) PointsPlus, (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes 2 servings. Valentine-Day Parfaits will be loved by you, all of your friends and guests.valentine-day-parfaits

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 chocolate sugar-free pudding snack cups,
(such as Jello, Kraft or Hunts brand)

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup slivered Almonds, toasted
2 tbsp frozen sugar-free whipped topping, thawed

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postheadericon Chocolate Decadence Cake

4.67 avg. rating (91% score) - 6 votes

Chocolate Decadence Cake-is a delicious recipe and a quite lengthy one but this is totally worth all the effort and time that goes into it.The result will be a super rich tasting, very chocolaty, smooth, mousse-like moist cake with an optional Candied Orange Peel garnish.(recipe included if desired). This will become the best chocolate cake you have ever had. It is named Decadence for a reason! It is a show stopper that everyone will rave over. It is much healthier also than the original recipe. Low in fat, low in calories, low in carbohydrates low in cholesterol, low in sodium, Heart-Healthy and a WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, Birthdays or any special event will be well suited for this cake. Makes 12 servings. Chocolate Decadence Cake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.chocolate-decadence-cake

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 to 40 Minutes.
Refrigeration Time: (2 hours minimum to overnight).

INGREDIENTS:

Cake Ingredients:
Non-Stick cooking spray
(7 oz) 60-70% bittersweet chocolate,
finely chopped (about 1-1/3 cups)

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
2/3 cup + 1/4 cup granulated sugar,
divided

1/8 tsp salt
1 cup skim or 2% milk
2 large egg yolks,
at room temperature*

1 tsp vanilla extract
3 large egg whites, at room temperature
1/8 tsp cream of tartar

TIP* To bring an egg to room temperature, submerge it (in the shell) in a bowl of
lukewarm (not hot) water for 5 minutes.

Candied Orange Peel Ingredients: (optional)

2-3 oranges
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup water

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postheadericon White Chocolate-Almond Cookies

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

White Chocolate-Almond Cookies is a delicious, quick and easy recipe that takes (15) minutes to prepare and only (13) minutes to bake. This would be a good option for the Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New year holiday season; also for Christmas gift baskets, for tea time, dessert and treats anytime of the year. Makes 36, (2 Cookiewhite-chocolate-almond-cookies), servings. White Chocolate-Almond Cookies will be loved by all your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1-1/4 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 tsp pure almond extract
(8 oz) white baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 cup slivered almond

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

2. Mix flour, baking soda and salt intogether in a medium size bowl. Set aside. Beat butter and sugar together in a large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add in eggs and almond extract; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Stir in chocolate and almonds.

3. Drop by heaping tablespoons, about 1″ apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets.

4. Bake for12 to 13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

YIELD: About 6 Dozen (72 Cookies), 36 servings.
Serving Size: 2 cookies per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 4 per serving size.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 161, Fat: 9g, Sodium: 117mg, Cholesterol: 25mg, Carbohydrates: 18g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 2g

NOTE: Original Recipe and Image Source: (Mccormick & Co, Inc.) http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Dessert/Almond-White-Chocolate-Chunk-Cookies

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postheadericon Chocolate Mummy Cupcakes

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Chocolate Mummy Cupcakes is a delicious and easy recipe that is also fun to make. It would work out great for Halloween parties for the kids or company parties. A great dessert or treat. Made with a pudding mix, Oreo Cookies, boxed cake mix, whipped topping, powdered sugar and chocolate chips. Makes (24) cupcakes.  This is also a low carbohydrates, low fat, low calories, low sodium, low cholesterol, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus) recipe. This may also be made ahead and refrigerated up to (8) hours before using. Chocolate Mummy Cupcakes will be loved by all of  your family, friends and guests.chocolate-mummy-cupcakes

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20-25 Minutes
Total Time: 1 Hour-20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 box (2 layer size) chocolate cake mix
14 Oreo or similar cookies, coarsely chopped
1 (3.4 oz) box vanilla flavor instant pudding mix
1 cup cold milk
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 cups thawed, frozen whipped topping
48 semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 1/2 cup)

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