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Homemade Sugar-Free Gummy Worms & Peanut Butter Cups

Recipes adapted from Mr. Food Test Kitchen & Food.com

SUGAR-FREE GUMMY WORMS

Diabetes friendly sugar free gummy worms recipe

Serving size is 4 pieces - Recipe makes 7 servings

Ingredients  

  • 2 packages (4-serving size) sugar-free gelatin (any flavor)
  • 2 (0.13-ounce) envelopes unsweetened soft drink mix (such as Kool-Aid, any flavor)
  • ¾ ounce (3 envelopes from a 1 oz box) unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water

Instructions

1. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.

2. In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients until dissolved. Pour into the baking dish, cover, and chill for 2-3 hours, or until completely set.

3. Cut into ¼-inch strips to form "worms." Cookie cutters can be used to form other shapes. 

Nutrition Facts per Serving

Calories: 14
Protein: 3.7 g
Total Fat: 0 g
Total Carbohydrate: 0 g
Fiber 0 g
Sugar 0

PEANUT BUTTER CUPS

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups Recipe


Serving size is 1 piece -Recipe makes 10 servings

Ingredients  

  • ¼ cup chopped peanuts
  • One (1 oz) square unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1 stick of butter OR ½ cup of yogurt
  • ⅓ cup SPLENDA sugar substitute
  • 1 tablespoon of half-and-half
  • 4 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter

Instructions

1. Line 10 muffin cups with paper liners. Sprinkle nuts evenly into muffin cups.

2. Use a microwaveable bowl to heat the chocolate, butter (or yogurt), and Splenda on high for about one minute (or until melted). Do not boil. Stir in the half-and-half and the peanut butter.

3. Divide the mixture evenly into muffin cups. Freeze until firm. Keep frozen until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts per Serving

Calories: 156
Protein: 3 g
Total Fat: 15 g
Saturated Fat: 7.5 g
Total Carbohydrate: 4.5 g
Fiber 1 g