Sweet + Salty
Monday, April 20, 2015
Here's a simple snack you can make for lunches or afterschool treat that is sure to be a crowd pleaser with the kiddos. Plus, as an added bonus, it's low-fat.
Marshmallow Popcorn Treats with Dark Chocolate Drizzle
1 (10-ounce) package miniature marshmallows
1 tablespoon unsalted butter $
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
10 cup salt- and oil-free popped popcorn (such as SmartPop)
1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
1. Coat an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray. Line with parchment paper, allowing paper to extend over edges of pan; coat paper with cooking spray.
2. Combine marshmallows, butter, and salt in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook mixture until melted and smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in popcorn. Transfer mixture to pan, pressing with parchment paper coated with cooking spray.
3. Place chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute; stir until smooth. Drizzle chocolate over popcorn mixture. Refrigerate 5 minutes. Lift mixture from pan, and cut into 12 bars.
Caroline Wright, May 2015 issue of Cooking Light Magazine.