1 tablespoon hot water
1/2 teaspoon sugar or sugar substitute* equivalent to 1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon instant espresso coffee powder or 1 teaspoon instant coffee crystals
1/4 cup light tub-style cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed
6 chocolate wafer cookies
White chocolate curls and/or fresh raspberries (optional)
1. In a medium bowl, combine the water, sugar, and espresso powder; stir until sugar and espresso powder are dissolved. Add cream cheese; whisk until smooth. Fold in whipped topping.
2. Pipe or spoon cream cheese mixture atop cookies. If desired, chill for up to 4 hours. To serve, if desired, top with white chocolate curls and/or raspberries.
1. Choose from Splenda®Granular, Equal®Spoonful or packets, or Sweet 'N Low®bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
2. PER SERVING WITH SUGAR SUBSTITUTE: Same as above, except 186 cal., 21 g carb.