Yo-Yos
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Choose your favorite ice cream to fill the cookies in this simple dessert. Use a variety of flavors if serving these for a party.


Yo-Yos

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Ingredients
  • 1/4  cup 
    semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    shortening
  • 24   
    amaretti cookies (4.6 ounces total) or vanilla wafers
  • 1/3  cup 
    peach, strawberry, or other fruit-flavored lowfat or light ice cream
Directions
1.
In a heavy small saucepan, heat chocolate and shortening over low heat just until melted. Cool slightly. Using a narrow metal spatula, spread about 1 teaspoon chocolate mixture on the flat side of each of the cookies. Place coated cookies, chocolate side up, on a wire rack until chocolate is set.
2.
Using a melon baller, place a small scoop of ice cream (about 1 rounded teaspoon) on top of chocolate side of half of the coated cookies. Dip the melon baller into water between scoops to make the scoops come out neatly. Top ice cream with another cookie to make a sandwich. Cover and freeze for 1 to 4 hours. Makes 12 cookie sandwiches.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 73, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 1, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 12, Monosaturated fat (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 0, vit. C (mg) 0, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 8, Potassium (mg) 13, calcium (mg) 10.1, iron (mg) 0.18, Other Carb () 1, Fat () 0.5, Carb Choice () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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