Cinnamon Twists with Chocolate Dipping Sauce Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes

Ingredients

    For Cinnamon Twists

  • 2 tablespoons Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 boxes frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter

    For Chocolate Sauce

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • Juice & zest of 1/4 orange
  • 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate morsels


Directions

    For Cinnamon Twists

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Mix Splenda Granulated Sweetener and cinnamon together in a small bowl.
  3. Granulated Sweetener and cinnamon together in a small bowl.
  4. Unfold sheets of puff pastry. Brush each sheet with butter and sprinkle generously with the cinnamon mixture. Lay 2 sheets of puff pastry on top of each other. Cut into 6 strips, lengthwise. Repeat with the next 2 sheets.
  5. Twist each strip, so each set of two strips wrap around each other. Place onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Serve with the Chocolate Sauce.

    For Chocolate Dipping Sauce

  1. Heat all ingredients except chocolate in a mediums sauce pan. Add chocolate and stir constantly until chocolate melts and is well mixed, about 10 minutes.
  2. Serve warm alongside the Cinnamon Twists.

Notes:

Here’s a healthier twist on a churro — twisted dough is sprinkled with cinnamon-sugar and dipped in chocolate.


Recipe Yield: Yield: 12 servingsServing Size: 1 twist, 2 tablespoons sauce

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 140
Fat: 10 grams
Saturated Fat: 5 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 75 milligrams
Cholesterol: 10 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 11 grams
Sugars: 5 grams