Double Chocolate Cereal Balls!!

Oh Baby! I’ve loved these since I was little and this recipe is THE ONE to have on hand for when those cravings hit ya ~ the grown ups will be able to eat these without guilt ~ 112 Calories Each ~ (of course, moderation ūüôā ) and the kiddos will think you are simply awesome! THANK YOU HUNGRY GIRL ‚ô•

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Prep Time: 30 min

Total Time: 30 min

# Servings: 12

Ingredients:

3   cups miniature marshmallows

2   tablespoons light whipped butter or light butter spread

4   cups Multi Grain Cheerios Dark Chocolate crunch cereal

3   tablespoons miniature semisweet chocolate chips

12 paper lollipop sticks, if desired

Directions:

Step 1: Line cookie sheet with waxed paper or cooking parchment paper.

Step 2: In large microwavable bowl, microwave marshmallows and butter uncovered on High 45 seconds to 1 minute. Stir until smooth.*

Step 3: Immediately stir in cereal and chips until evenly coated. Let cool for 10 minutes, or until mostly cool. Press mixture firmly into 12 two-inch balls (if necessary, lightly spray hands with cooking spray to prevent sticking; wash hands occasionally, and re-spray). If desired, insert paper lollipop sticks into center of each cereal ball, pressing firmly around each stick. Store loosely covered. Best if served the same day.

 

Expert Tips:

  • *You can make the marshmallow mixture on the stovetop. In 3-quart saucepan, melt marshmallows and butter over low heat, stirring until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat and¬†continue as directed in step 3.

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