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Strawberry Shortcake Muddy Buddies

Gourmet strawberry flavored popcorn and rice cereal snack mix. Everyone loves these easy Strawberry Shortcake Muddy Buddies.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 10
Author Jessica @ Swankyrecipes.com

Ingredients

For the Popcorn

  • 1 full-size bag Pop Secret Kettle Corn Popcorn
  • 3/4 cup strawberry flavored candy melts
  • 1/2 cup strawberry cake mix
  • 1/2 cup powdered confectioners' sugar

For the Rice Cereal

  • 5 cups rice cereal
  • 1 cup strawberry flavored candy melts
  • 1/2 cup strawberry cake mix
  • 3/4 cup powdered confectioners' sugar

Add-Ins

  • 1 cup strawberry nut flavored chocolate candies
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows

Instructions

  • Follow the directions to pop Pop Secret Microwave Popcorn.  Remove any un-popped kernels; set aside.
    In a microwave-safe dish, microwave 3/4 cup strawberry candy melts for 4 minutes on power level 4 then stir until smooth.
    In a large bowl, pour melted chocolate over popcorn then gently toss with a spatula to evenly coat popcorn.  Whisk together strawberry cake mix and powdered sugar then toss it together with popcorn mixture.  
    To make the rice cereal mixture, microwave 1 cup strawberry candy melts for 4 minutes on power level 4 then stir until smooth. 
    In a large bowl, pour melted chocolate over popcorn then gently toss with a spatula to evenly coat cereal.  Whisk together strawberry cake mix and powdered sugar then toss it together with the cereal mixture.  
    Finally, combine the popcorn and cereal.  Pour into a fine mesh strainer to remove excess powder.  Toss mixture with mini marshmallows and strawberry chocolate candies. 
    Serve in mini bowls