Festive Tropical Fruit Balls

Festive Tropical Fruit Balls

The intense dried fruit flavors in this tasty treat will remind you of the tropics.

20 min. prep time
42 cookies
000 Ratings


2 cups crisp rice cereal
2/3 cup dried chopped tropical fruit mix
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
3 cups miniature marshmallows
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut


Line large baking sheet with waxed paper or parchment paper. Set aside.

Combine cereal, tropical fruit mix, pecans and cranberries in bowl. Set aside.

Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan over low heat; add marshmallows. Cook, stirring constantly, until marshmallows are melted and smooth. Pour marshmallow mixture over cereal mixture in bowl; stir to coat. Let cool 5 minutes or until cool enough to handle.

Place coconut into shallow bowl. Shape cereal mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in coconut. Place in single layer onto prepared baking sheet. Cool completely. Store between sheets of waxed paper in container with tight-fitting lid.


Recipe Tip

Store dried fruit that has been opened in container with tight-fitting lid in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 50

Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 25mg

Carbohydrates: 7g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 0g

Recipe #13575©2006Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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