Festive Tropical Fruit Balls

Festive Tropical Fruit Balls
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The intense dried fruit flavors in this tasty treat will remind you of the tropics.
20 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
42 cookies

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Line large baking sheet with waxed paper or parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Combine cereal, tropical fruit mix, pecans and cranberries in bowl. Set aside.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 Tips

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
Cholesterol
0mg
Carbohydrates
7g
Protein
0g
Fat
2g
Sodium
25mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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