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Chocolate-Chestnut Cream Bites

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Yield

Serves 15 (serving size: 1 bite)

Delicious, bite-sized, and only 70 calories!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate liqueur
  • 3/4 cup peeled and steamed chestnuts (such as Melissa's)
  • 1 1/2 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • Dash of salt
  • 15 mini phyllo shells, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 70
  • fat 3.8 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 8 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 6 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 34 mg
  • calcium 10 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place chocolate and cream in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 20 seconds; stir. Repeat until chocolate melts. Stir in liqueur. Place chestnuts, cream cheese, sugar, and dash of salt in a food processor; process until smooth. Add chocolate mixture; process until combined. Divide mixture evenly among toasted mini phyllo shells.