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Dulce de Leche Popcorn Balls

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 20 servings
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Treat your guests with these popcorn balls that are made using Dulce de Leche Cheerios® cereal – perfect for snacks.

Ingredients

6
cups popped popcorn
2
cups Dulce de Leche Cheerios™ cereal
1
cup large marshmallows
4
tablespoons butter or margarine
3/4
cup dark chocolate chips

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, mix popcorn and cereal; set aside. In 1-quart saucepan, melt marshmallows and 3 tablespoons of the butter over low heat, stirring occasionally, until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over popcorn mixture; stir until well blended. Spray hands with cooking spray. Shape popcorn mixture into 20 (2-inch) balls; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining butter and the chocolate chips uncovered on High about 30 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted and smooth; cool 2 minutes. In 1-pint resealable food-storage plastic bag, carefully spoon melted chocolate; seal bag. Cut small opening diagonally across bottom corner of bag; pipe chocolate over tops and sides of popcorn balls. Let stand 5 minutes or until chocolate sets. Wrap individually in plastic wrap, or in food-storage plastic bags; tie with ribbon or raffia.
  • 1 In large bowl, mix popcorn and cereal; set aside. In 1-quart saucepan, melt marshmallows and 3 tablespoons of the butter over low heat, stirring occasionally, until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over popcorn mixture; stir until well blended. Spray hands with cooking spray. Shape popcorn mixture into 20 (2-inch) balls; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining butter and the chocolate chips uncovered on High about 30 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted and smooth; cool 2 minutes. In 1-pint resealable food-storage plastic bag, carefully spoon melted chocolate; seal bag. Cut small opening diagonally across bottom corner of bag; pipe chocolate over tops and sides of popcorn balls. Let stand 5 minutes or until chocolate sets. Wrap individually in plastic wrap, or in food-storage plastic bags; tie with ribbon or raffia.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Popcorn Ball
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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