Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 5 mins

A recipe shared by Kelly Ripa on her show a few years ago. Servings are a guess since none where given. Sounds like it might be a fun one to do with the little ones.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup butter
  • 2 (10 ounce) packages marshmallows
  • food coloring (optional)
  • 15 cups popcorn
  • pretzel stick
  • gumdrop
  • red cinnamon candies
  • raisins
  • fruit leather
  • candy corn
  • m&ms plain chocolate candy


  1. Melt butter or margarine in saucepan over medium-low heat.
  2. Add the marshmallows, stirring with a wooden spoon until melted.
  3. You can add food coloring if you want to make color popcorn snowmen.
  4. Pour mixture over 15 cups of popcorn and stir to coat evenly.
  5. When the mixture is cool enough to touch, rub a little margarine on your hands (or dishwasher gloves) and start making balls.
  6. For each snowman, stack 3 popcorn balls on top of each other on a sheet of wax paper.
  7. Push pretzel sticks in the middle for arms.
  8. Use the rest of the candy (mini jawbreakers, gumdrops, red hots, raisins, fruit leather, candy corn, M&M's, etc) to decorate the eyes, nose, mouth and buttons.