Dulce de Leche Popcorn Balls

Treat your guests with these popcorn balls that are made using Dulce de Leche Cheerios® cereal – perfect for snacks.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 20

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
  • 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
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    40mg
    40%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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