Treat your guests with these popcorn balls that are made using Dulce de Leche Cheerios® cereal – perfect for snacks.
cups popped popcorn
cups Dulce de Leche Cheerios™ cereal
cup large marshmallows
tablespoons butter or margarine
cup dark chocolate chips
In large bowl, mix popcorn and cereal; set aside. In 1-quart saucepan, melt marshmallows and 3 tablespoons of the butter over low heat, stirring occasionally, until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over popcorn mixture; stir until well blended. Spray hands with cooking spray. Shape popcorn mixture into 20 (2-inch) balls; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining butter and the chocolate chips uncovered on High about 30 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted and smooth; cool 2 minutes. In 1-pint resealable food-storage plastic bag, carefully spoon melted chocolate; seal bag. Cut small opening diagonally across bottom corner of bag; pipe chocolate over tops and sides of popcorn balls. Let stand 5 minutes or until chocolate sets. Wrap individually in plastic wrap, or in food-storage plastic bags; tie with ribbon or raffia.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Popcorn Ball
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.