At under 20 calories, these little dessert bites are fat-free and guilt-free.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or foil; set aside. In a small bowl stir together powdered sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch, and espresso powder; set aside.

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  • In a medium bowl beat egg whites and vanilla with an electric mixer on high speed until foamy. Gradually add the granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight). Gradually fold in the cocoa mixture.

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  • Transfer the mixture to a pastry bag. Pipe twenty-four 2-inch kisses onto the prepared cookie sheet. (Or drop mixture by rounded teaspoons onto the prepared cookie sheet.) Bake in a 250 degree F oven for 1 hour. Cool on the cookie sheet. Remove from parchment paper.

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  • In a small saucepan combine chocolate and shortening. Cook and stir over low heat until chocolate is melted. Drizzle the melted chocolate over cookies. Makes 24 cookies.

Nutrition Facts

32 calories; 1 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 7 mg sodium. 9 mg potassium; 5 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 0 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 0 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 10 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

Reviews (1)

10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
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Rating: Unrated
05/27/2013
A quick desert after a long days work or a great item after a formal dinner! Bonus: dairy and gluten free, and a guaranteed favourite!