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Chocolate Cheerios® Marshmallow Hearts

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 45 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 18 servings
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You're going to love this no-bake bar made with Chocolate Cheerios® cereal.

Ingredients

Crust

1
cup all-purpose flour
1
cup Chocolate Cheerios™ cereal, crushed
2/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
cups miniature marshmallows

Topping

2/3
cup light corn syrup
1/4
cup butter
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
bag (11.5 ounces) milk chocolate chips
4
cups Chocolate Cheerios™ cereal
Candy sprinkles, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with foil. In large bowl, mix all crust ingredients except marshmallows with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. Press firmly into bottom of pan.
  • 2 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle with marshmallows. Return to oven; bake an additional 1 to 2 minutes or until marshmallows just begin to puff. Cool while preparing topping.
  • 3 In large saucepan, place all topping ingredients except cereal and sprinkles. Heat over medium-low heat just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in 4 cups cereal. Immediately spoon warm topping over marshmallows; spread to cover. Sprinkle with candy sprinkles. Cool completely, at least 1 hour.
  • 4 Using foil to lift, remove mixture from pan; remove foil. With deep 2 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out 18 hearts. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with foil. In large bowl, mix all crust ingredients except marshmallows with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. Press firmly into bottom of pan.
  • 2 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle with marshmallows. Return to oven; bake an additional 1 to 2 minutes or until marshmallows just begin to puff. Cool while preparing topping.
  • 3 In large saucepan, place all topping ingredients except cereal and sprinkles. Heat over medium-low heat just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in 4 cups cereal. Immediately spoon warm topping over marshmallows; spread to cover. Sprinkle with candy sprinkles. Cool completely, at least 1 hour.
  • 4 Using foil to lift, remove mixture from pan; remove foil. With deep 2 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out 18 hearts. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Use your favorite shape cookie cutter, or for a quicker treat, cut into bars.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Heart
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
105mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
21g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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