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Chocolate Fudge Witch's Hat

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Cocoa Puffs® cereal mixes with marshmallow cream and chocolate to make this edible Halloween centerpiece that will magically disappear!

Ingredients

Assorted gumdrops
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
jar (7 oz) marshmallow creme
6
cups Cocoa Puffs™ cereal
1
chewy fruit snack in three-foot roll, any flavor (from 4.5-oz box)

Steps

  • 1 Flatten gumdrops with rolling pin. Cut out star and moon shapes. Set aside.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter and chocolate chips over low heat, stirring frequently, until smooth. Stir in marshmallow creme until completely melted. Remove from heat. Stir in cereal until well coated.
  • 3 To form brim of hat, shape 2 cups cereal mixture into 6-inch round; place on serving platter or tray. Shape remaining mixture into cone, 4 inches in diameter at base and 7 inches tall. Place cone on round. If desired, bend tip of cone.
  • 4 While cereal mixture is still sticky, attach star and moon shapes. Wrap chewy fruit snack around bottom of cone for hatband. Break or cut into pieces to serve.
  • 1 Flatten gumdrops with rolling pin. Cut out star and moon shapes. Set aside.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter and chocolate chips over low heat, stirring frequently, until smooth. Stir in marshmallow creme until completely melted. Remove from heat. Stir in cereal until well coated.
  • 3 To form brim of hat, shape 2 cups cereal mixture into 6-inch round; place on serving platter or tray. Shape remaining mixture into cone, 4 inches in diameter at base and 7 inches tall. Place cone on round. If desired, bend tip of cone.
  • 4 While cereal mixture is still sticky, attach star and moon shapes. Wrap chewy fruit snack around bottom of cone for hatband. Break or cut into pieces to serve.

Expert Tips

To easily shape the sticky mixture, lightly moisten hands with water.

If you don't want to make a hat, press the cereal mixture into a greased 13x9-inch pan for tasty treats you can serve any time.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
28g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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