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Crunchy Caramel Cereal Pops

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Crunchy Caramel Cereal Pops
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Serves: 
10 pops

Handheld and delicious - these Crunchy Cereal Pops are the perfect tasty treat. Kick off your holiday gathering with gooey caramel, crunchy Amazon Frosted Flakes, protein-packed nuts, and fluffy popcorn – yum!

Ingredients: 
  • 5 cups popped popcorn
  • 3 cups Nature’s Path Amazon® Frosted Flakes Cereal
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
Directions: 
  1. Combine popcorn, cereal, almonds and pecans in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a small, heavy-bottomed saucepan set over medium heat.
  3. Add brown sugar, honey, lemon juice and salt.
  4. Bring to a boil, swirling to combine.
  5. Boil for 3 to 5 minutes or until caramel reaches 245°F and reaches firm ball stage (Tip: Firm ball stage is when a drop of caramel is added to a small dish of cold water and it forms a pliable ball of caramel).
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Stir in baking soda.
  8. Working quickly, pour over popcorn and cereal mixture, tossing evenly to coat.
  9. Cool slightly.
  10. With buttered hands or wet hands, shape into about 2-inch balls.
  11. Insert a candy stick into center of each ball.
  12. Cool completely.

 

Calories per serving: 244

  • Fat 11.5g
  • Cholesterol 12mg
  • Sodium 35mg
  • Carbohydrates 38g
  • Fibre 3g
  • Sugar 22.5g
  • Protein 3g