Dulce de Leche Popcorn Balls

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

  • 15 Min
  • 25 Min
  • 20


  • cups popped popcorn
  • cups Dulce de Leche Cheerios™ cereal
  • cup large marshmallows
  • tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips
Nutrition Information:

Calories: 100, Calories from Fat: 50, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Potassium: 55 mg, Sodium: 40 mg, Total Carbohydrate: 11 g, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Total Fat: 6 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1 1/2 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g, Protein: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Sugars: 5 g, Fats & Oils: 1 tsp


  • 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.

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