Candy Corn Popcorn Balls

If kids are helping shape these treats, make sure the marshmallow mixture is cool enough for them to handle. Store the confections in an airtight container for up to three days.

Yield:

20 servings (serving size: 1 popcorn ball)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 212
Caloriesfromfat 12 %
Fat 2.9 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 47.6 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 73 mg
Calcium 1 mg

Ingredients

8 cups popped light butter microwave popcorn (about 1 [3-ounce] bag)
1 cup candy corn
1/4 cup butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (10-ounce) bag marshmallows
Cooking spray

Preparation

Combine popcorn and candy corn in a large bowl.

Melt 1/4 cup butter in a large saucepan over medium heat; stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and (10-ounce) bag marshmallows. Reduce heat to low; cook for 7 minutes or until the marshmallows melt and the mixture is smooth, stirring frequently.

Pour marshmallow mixture over popcorn mixture, stirring to coat well. Lightly coat hands with cooking spray; shape popcorn mixture into 20 (2-inch) balls.

Note:

Elizabeth Taliaferro,

October 2004