If you love chocolate, your taste buds will be delighted with new Chocolate Cheerios-with a perfect balance of whole grain goodness and a delicious touch of chocolate taste in every bite.

Chocolate Cheerios is low in fat, heart healthy*, has 100 calories per serving, contains at least 8 grams of whole grain per serving (at least 48 grams recommended daily), and is a good source of calcium and vitamin D. Made with real cocoa, Chocolate Cheerios can help your family start the day off right with a delicious and nutritious breakfast that is sure to make you smile!

In addition, check out these great

recipes using Chocolate Cheerios...

Chocolate Cheerios® Marshmallow Hearts

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Start to Finish: 1 Hour 45 Minutes

Crust

1 cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour

1 cup Chocolate Cheerios® cereal, crushed

2/3 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 cup butter, softened

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 cups miniature marshmallows

Topping

2/3 cup light corn syrup

1/4 cup butter

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 bag (11.5 ounces) milk chocolate chips

4 cups Chocolate Cheerios® cereal

Candy sprinkles, if desired

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with foil. In large bowl, mix all crust ingredients except marshmallows with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. Press firmly into bottom of pan.

2. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle with marshmallows. Return to oven; bake an additional 1 to 2 minutes or until marshmallows just begin to puff. Cool while preparing topping.

3. In large saucepan, place all topping ingredients except cereal and sprinkles. Heat over medium-low heat just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in 4 cups cereal. Immediately spoon warm topping over marshmallows; spread to cover. Sprinkle with candy sprinkles. Cool completely, at least 1 hour.

4. Using foil to lift, remove mixture from pan; remove foil. With deep 2 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out 18 hearts. Store loosely covered.

Chocolate Hazelnut Marshmallow Balls

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Start to Finish: 15 Minutes

1/2 cup hazelnut spread with cocoa

1/4 cup milk chocolate chips

14 large marshmallows

Toothpicks

3 cups Chocolate Cheerios® cereal

Round wooden sticks with one pointed end or craft sticks

(flat wooden sticks with round ends)

1. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave hazelnut spread and chocolate chips on high 30 seconds; stir until smooth. Place cereal in shallow dish.

2. Insert toothpick into marshmallow; dip in chocolate mixture. Roll in cereal to coat completely. Place on large plate; remove toothpick. Repeat with remaining marshmallows. If desired, insert round wooden sticks into each for pops.

3. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until chocolate is set.

14 servings

Strawberry-Chocolate Cheerios® Parfaits

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Start to Finish: 15 Minutes

2 cups sliced fresh strawberries

4 containers (6 oz each) Yoplait® Light Fat Free strawberry yogurt

2 cups Chocolate Cheerios® cereal

1. In 4 parfait glasses or clear drinking glasses, layer half of the strawberries, half of the yogurt and half of the cereal. Repeat layers.

2. Serve immediately

Now here's the exciting part...

Thanks to

MyBlogSpark

I get to give a lucky winner a Chocolate Cheerios gift pack that includes a box of Chocolate Cheerios as well as a chocolate scented spa kit and a ceramic cereal bowl!

To win...

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(You can do this once a day)

Blog about the giveaway and leave me a link 5 entries

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Giveaway ends on Tues. Feb. 9th, 2010.

* Cheerios provided me with the free product, information, and gift pack through MyBlogSpark*
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