Snowball Surprises

Snowball Surprises

The Cheerios® Cookbook shares a recipe! Surprise the kids with a snowball in their lunch box. They'll be the envy of the lunchroom!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

20

snacks

1/3
cup sugar
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/2
cup creamy or crunchy peanut butter
3
cups Frosted Cheerios® cereal
1
to 2 tablespoons Betty Crocker® candy sprinkles
20
small candies
  1. Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper. In 3-quart saucepan, heat sugar and corn syrup over medium heat, stirring frequently, just until mixture starts to boil. Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter until melted and smooth.
  2. Stir in cereal until evenly coated. Cool about 5 minutes. While the mixture is cooling, place candy sprinkles in shallow dish.
  3. Lightly spray hands with cooking spray. For each snack, shape 1/4 cup cereal mixture around one small candy. Immediately roll each in candy sprinkles to coat. Place snacks on cookie sheet. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store in loosely covered container.
Makes 20 snacks
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Need candy ideas? Try miniature milk chocolate candy drops or pieces, small gumdrops, chocolate-covered raisins, miniature marshmallows or candy-coated chocolate-covered peanuts.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Snack)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 75mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.