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Corny Candy Popcorn Balls

Corny Candy Popcorn Balls
Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 25 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield

Makes 20 popcorn balls (serving size: 1 popcorn ball)

Full of popcorn, teddy bear cookies, and candy corn and glued together by melted marshmallows, this treat will be a hit. You'll need to work quickly to shape the balls, so gather everyone to help.

Ingredients

  • 50 large marshmallows
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 20 cups freshly popped popcorn
  • 2 cups teddy bear-shaped chocolate graham cracker cookies
  • 2 1/2 cups candy corn
  • Vegetable cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 241
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 4.7 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 49.3 g
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 89 mg
  • calcium 31 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine marshmallows and butter in a Dutch oven. Cook over medium-low heat until melted and smooth, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

  2. Combine popcorn and graham cracker cookies in a big bowl. Pour marshmallow mixture over popcorn mixture, tossing to coat. Stir in candy corn. Spray hands with cooking spray, and shape popcorn mixture into 3-inch balls, pressing together firmly. Cool on wax paper. Wrap balls in plastic wrap. Store in an airtight container up to 3 days.