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Reindeer Droppings

Reindeer Droppings

Treat yourself to a sweet treat this holiday season. These no-bake dark chocolate, cranberry and walnut balls are decadent and chopped full of antioxidants!

Serves: 24 (Serving= 1 reindeer droppings)


  • 4 ounces fat free cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate morsels (60% cacao or greater) (make sure gluten free for GF version)
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa (make sure gluten free for GF version)
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • ¼ cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 ¼ cup plus ¼ cup powdered sugar, divided


  1. Place cream cheese in a medium bowl and beat until fluffy.
  2. In a small microwave safe bowl, melt dark chocolate in the microwave for 50-60 seconds. Stir until completely melted.
  3. Add baking cocoa, melted chocolate, cranberries and walnuts to cream cheese and beat until combined.
  4. Gradually beat in 1 ¼ cups powdered sugar.
  5. Using the ¼ cup powdered sugar that was set aside, coat hands and roll chocolate into 24 balls.
  6. Refrigerate overnight. Garnish with powdered sugar or baking cocoa as desired.