MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP CLOUDS
8 ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup granular Splenda or equivalent liquid Splenda
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
2 drops green food coloring, optional
4 squares ChocoPerfection dark chocolate bar, chopped, 40 grams
Beat everything except the chocolate until fluffy with an electric mixer. Gently fold in the chocolate. Drop by bite-size spoonfuls onto a wax paper-lined baking sheet. Freeze until firm. Store in the freezer and eat frozen.
Makes 24 clouds
NOTE: You can store these in the refrigerator and they will hold their shape quite well as long as they are good and cold.
With granular Splenda:
Per Cloud: 78 Calories; 8g Fat; 1g Protein; 1.5g Carbohydrate; .5g Dietary Fiber; 1g Net Carb
Per 2 Clouds: 156 Calories; 15g Fat; 2g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 2g Net Carbs
With liquid Splenda:
Per 2 Clouds: 150 Calories; 15g Fat; 2g Protein; 1.5g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; .5g Net Carbs
Per 4 Clouds: 301 Calories; 31g Fat; 3g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 1.5g Dietary Fiber; 1.5g Net Carb
These are great! Except for the tang from the cream cheese, these taste just like mint chocolate chip ice cream.
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