M&M’s Crunchy Snowballs Recipe

M&M’s are classic snackers for kids and adults. Their candy-like shell comes in a colorful array and each has a special filling you won’t be able to resist. In this snowballs recipe, we’ve combined them with some coconut, almonds, and fluffy marshmallow.

How To Make M&M’s Crunchy Snowballs

  • 1 1/2 tsp margarine
  • 1 cup M&M's Chocolate Mini Baking Bits
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup coconut
  1. In a non-stick, medium-sized saucepan, melt margarine and marshmallows, over medium heat until smooth. 

  2. Remove from heat. Add almonds and coconut, coating completely with marshmallow mixture. 

  3. Using buttered spoons, shape into balls and roll in M&M's.

  4. Variation: To make tropical snowballs, reduce coconut to 1/2 C. (120 mL) and add 1/4 C. (60 mL) dried fruit such as pineapple (diced), banana chips (broken into small pieces), or papaya.

How To Make M&M's Crunchy Snowballs

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Preparation: 5 mins
Cooking: 10 mins
Total: 15 mins
Makes:

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tsp margarine
  • 1 cup M&M's Chocolate Mini Baking Bits
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup coconut

Instructions

  1. In a non-stick, medium-sized saucepan, melt margarine and marshmallows, over medium heat until smooth. 

  2. Remove from heat. Add almonds and coconut, coating completely with marshmallow mixture. 

  3. Using buttered spoons, shape into balls and roll in M&M's.

  4. Variation: To make tropical snowballs, reduce coconut to 1/2 C. (120 mL) and add 1/4 C. (60 mL) dried fruit such as pineapple (diced), banana chips (broken into small pieces), or papaya.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 7mg
  • Calories: 59kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fat: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 12mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 9mg
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Vitamin A: 14IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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