Top 3 holiday treats

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HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Registred Dietitican Rima Kleiner stopped by FOX8 Monday to share recipes for the top three holiday treats.

Fruit & Pepita Chocolate Squares 
 4-5 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
1/4 cup lightly roasted pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
1/2 cup dried mixed berries and/or cherries

In a double boiler, heat chocolate over hot water until chocolate melts and is smooth. Remove from heat. In a small bowl, combine pumpkin seeds, dried fruit and melted chocolate. Spread onto a baking sheet with parchment paper. Allow to cool to room temperature and cut into squares.

Marshmallow Pops
10 large marshmallows
10 pretzel sticks (have extra pretzels on hand because they will break!)
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. rice milk
Colored sprinkles

Insert pretzel sticks into one end of marshmallow. Set aside. Mix powdered sugar and milk to make a paste. (You may need to add more powdered sugar or more milk to reach a sticky consistency.) Roll marshmallows in icing "glue" and then roll in sprinkles.

Caramel Popcorn
2 Tbsp. dairy-free margarine
3 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
4 cups air-popped popcorn

Preheat oven to 275 degrees F. Cover baking sheet with parchment paper. Put popcorn in a medium-sized bowl. Heat margarine and honey until mixture is thinned. Add spices and salt and mix. Slowly drizzle honey-brown sugar mixture on top of popcorn, shaking to evenly distribute sauce. Pour onto baking sheet and cook 5 minutes. Remove from oven; let cool.