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Puffy Pink Popcorn Hearts

Puffy Pink Popcorn Hearts
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 8
A sweetheart of a treat for Valentine’s Day. Using microwave popcorn, they can be made in less than half an hour.
Updated March 3, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (10 oz) large marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 4 drops red food color
  • 8 cups popped light butter flavor microwave popcorn (from 3.5-oz bag)

Steps

  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, cook marshmallows and butter over medium heat, stirring constantly, just until marshmallows are melted. Remove from heat. Stir in food color.
  • 2
    Stir in popped popcorn until evenly coated. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 3
    With buttered hands, shape 1 cup mixture into heart shape. Repeat with remaining mixture. Wrap each heart in plastic wrap.

  • Spray or grease measuring cup for ease in measuring coated popcorn.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Heart
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
20g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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