Cheerios® Crown of Fruity Jewels

This edible treasure may need to be hidden, as kids will be scheming an imaginative plan to get their share!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 16

1/2
cup butter
1
bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows (5 1/2 cups)
8
cups Frosted Cheerios™ cereal
10
to 12 pouches (.08 oz each) assorted fruit flavored snacks (1 1/2 cups, from one or two boxes)
Additional Betty Crocker™ Fruit Gushers® fruit flavored snacks, if desired

  • 1 Spray 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan or 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows; stir to coat. Microwave on High 1 minute 15 seconds to 1 minute 20 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in cereal and 1 1/2 cups fruit flavored snacks until well coated. Press mixture evenly in pan.
  • 3 Let stand at room temperature until firm, about 1 hour. Run knife around edge of cake to loosen; invert cake onto serving platter. Top with Betty Crocker® Fruit Gushers® fruit flavored snacks to look like jewels. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Kids will love to help decorate the finished crown with fruit snack “jewels.”

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.