Holiday M&m's Popcorn Balls

Recipe by Marsha D.
READY IN: 20mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package miniature marshmallows
  • 4
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    (3 1/3 ounce) package microwave kettle popcorn
  • 1 12
    cups M&M's (red and green)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pop the kettle corn in the microwave as directed on package. Remove unpopped kernels.
  • Microwave Method:
  • In a large bowl, combine marshmallows and butter. Microwave on high in 30 second intervals, stirring between each until marshmallows are melted and smooth (about 2 minutes)
  • Add popcorn, stirring to coat.
  • Cool 5 minutes.
  • Stir in M&M's. Let set for 5 minutes.
  • Dip hands in cold water and form mixture into 10 balls.
  • Store popcorn balls in individual plastic bags at room temperature.
  • Stove Top Method:
  • Melt butter in a large pot and add marshmallows.
  • Stir until smooth and all melted.
  • Add popcorn to a large bowl and pour the melted butter marshmallow mixture over top of popcorn. Stir well to coat popcorn.
  • Let cool 5 minutes.
  • Add M&M's and stir well. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Dip hands in cold water and form mixture into 10 balls.
  • Store popcorn in individual plastic bags at room temperature.
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