- 1 1/2 cups finely crushed vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers), graham cracker crumbs, or cornflake crumbs
- 2/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
- 2/3 cup powdered sugar plus additional powdered sugar for garnish
- 1/2 cup canned chocolate syrup
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Stir together the crushed vanilla wafers, coconut, and 2/3 cup powdered sugar in a bowl. Stir in the syrup and vanilla until well blended. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and roll them in additional powdered sugar. Store tightly covered in a cool, dry place.
Yield: 24 clusters.
Serving size: 1 cluster.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 71 calories, Carbohydrates: 13 g, Protein: <1 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 27 mg, Fiber: <1 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 starch or 1 fruit. Carbohydrate choices: 1.
This recipe was developed by Nancy Cooper, a Contributing Editor of Diabetes Self-Management. Nancy is a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist at the International Diabetes Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.