Puffy Pink Popcorn Hearts

A sweetheart of a treat for Valentine’s Day. Using microwave popcorn, they can be made in less than half an hour.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 8

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)
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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