Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Cream together margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add vanilla and sugar substitute to creamed mixture.
  3. Beat at medium speed for ½ minute.
  4. Stir together flour, cocoa and salt to blend.
  5. Add to creamed mixture and mix at low speed about 1 minute or until blended.
  6. Add nuts and raisins to dough.
  7. Mix lightly.
  8. Shape into balls using 1 tablespoonful of dough per ball.
  9. Place balls on a cookie sheet that has been lined with aluminum foil or sprayed with pan spray.
  10. Bake at 325°F for 20 – 25 minutes or until slightly firm.
  11. Remove form oven and cool slightly.
  12. Roll lukewarm balls in sprinkle sweetener.
  13. Cool to room temperature and serve two balls per serving.

Chocolate mint balls Edit

  1. Add ½ teaspoon peppermint flavoring along with 1 teaspoon vanilla instead to the 2 teaspoons vanilla.
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