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Chocolate Mint Dipped Biscotti and Minty Mocha Latte

Ingredients

  • 2 & 1/2 (full size) Dark Chocolate Mint Candy Bars (5 pieces total)
  • 4 low-fat biscotti
  • 4 cups strong brewed French roast coffee, hot
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk, steamed and frothed

Prep Time:

35 minutes

Cook Time:

2 hours

Serves:

4

When craving specialty coffee, try making a Minty Mocha Latte at home, complete with chocolate dipped biscotti.

Why Try? Relax with a touch of sophistication as you enjoy a smooth latte and biscotti. It may surprise you how much even a little will revive your soul!

Foodie Byte: It’s easy to do this with biscotti you pick up at the bakery or in the cookie aisle at your supermarket. If you are really ready to impress, homemade biscotti is fun to make and is great to keep on hand for drop-in visitors.

Preparation

  1. Freeze the 1/2 full size Dark Chocolate Mint Candy Bar for 2 hours. Place frozen bar in food processor and pulse until chopped into small pieces.
  2. Melt 2 full size Dark Chocolate Mint Candy Bars (4 pieces total) in double broiler; stir until smooth.
  3. Spread 1/4 mixture on top of each biscotti and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon chopped bar. Allow chocolate to set before serving.
  4. Pour 1 cup hot coffee into latte cup. Top each with 1 1/2 tablespoons steamed and frothed milk; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon chopped bar. Stir and enjoy.

Nutritional Information

Calories 168, Carbohydrates 29g, Cholesterol 1mg, Fat 5g, Fat Calories 45, Fiber 2g, Protein 3g, Saturated Fat 2g, Sodium 79mg. Daily Values: Calcium 21.96mg 2%, Phos 16.84mg 2%, Zinc 0.09mg 1%, Panto 0.07mg 1%, Biotin 0.37mcg 123%, Iodine 4.39mcg 3%, Magnesium 2.01mg 1%, Iron 0.59mg 3%, Vitamin B6 1%, Vitamin C 0%, Vitamin B12 2%, Vitamin D 2%, Vit E-a-Toco 0%, Vitamin A 1%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.