Roly-Poly PB-Chocolate Balls

Try easy-to-make candy with good-for-you "O's."

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 24

1
cup milk chocolate chips
2
tablespoons water
1
cup creamy or crunchy peanut butter
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/2
cup light corn syrup
2
cups Cheerios™ cereal

  • 1 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In 1-quart saucepan, heat chocolate chips and water over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth. Set aside to cool.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together peanut butter, powdered sugar and corn syrup until well blended. Stir in cereal until evenly coated.
  • 3 Lightly spray hands with cooking spray. For each candy, roll 1 tablespoon of mixture into 1 1/2-inch ball; place balls on cookie sheet and press slightly so bottoms of balls are flat.
  • 4 Spoon about 1 teaspoon cooled chocolate onto each ball. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until firm. Store in covered container in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

To keep the candy mixture from sticking to the spoon when you spoon it out to make a ball, spray the spoon with cooking spray.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Ball
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.