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Thursday Cooking Corner:

10/19/17

Today, we made “Super Hero Snacks”

For this “super powered snack”, you will need:

2 cups of miniature marshmallows

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/8 teaspoon salt

Cooking Spray

3 cups whole-grain cereal (such as Kashi Go Lean)

1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

STEP 1 –

Combine the firs 5 ingredients in a large microwave-safe bowl.  Microwave at HIGH for 1 minute.  Remove bowl from microwave; stir with a large rubber spatula coated with cooking spray until smooth.  Stir in cereal.  Stir in chocolate chips.

STEP 2 –

Coat a 1/4-cup dry measuring cup with cooking spray.  Lightly pack measuring cup with cereal mixture; drop onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet (will make 15 cookies)  Freeze 8 minutes or until firm.

Recipe can be found at: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/double-chocolate-cereal-treats