1/4 cup sugar
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
2 cups hot strong brewed coffee or cappuccino
1/2 cup refrigerated hazelnut nondairy creamer
1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts or walnuts
6 Pirouette cookies or cookies of your choice
1 serving equals 156 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 27 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
1. In a small bowl, combine sugar and gelatin powder. Pour coffee over sugar mixture and stir to dissolve. Stir in creamer.
2. Transfer to a 1-qt. dish; cool to room temperature. Freeze for 1 hour; stir with a fork. Freeze 4-5 hours longer or until completely frozen,
3. Stirring every 30 minutes. Stir granita with a fork just before serving; spoon into dessert dishes.
4. Sprinkle with hazelnuts; serve with cookies. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Pepperidge Farm Pirouette cookies.