Maple Almond Mochi Puffs

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Prep Time: 
15 minutes
Number of Servings: 
4 pieces (2 per person)

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cut the mochi in half and place on a baking sheet in a 400° oven or toaster oven. Bake about 7 to 10 minutes or until the mochi puffs.
  2. While the mochi is cooking, heat the syrup in a small saucepan until boiling. Reduce the heat, simmer 5 to 7 minutes on low. Remove and place in a small bowl.
  3. Place the almonds in a food processor or blender and grind until slightly coarse, but not flour. Place in a small bowl.
  4. Remove the mochi, dip each piece in the hot syrup and then roll in ground almonds. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Info: 

Per serving: 293 calories, 7 g fat (19% calories from fat), 6 g protein, 55 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 36 mg sodium