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Frosted Marshmallow Popcorn Balls - Held together with a mixture of melted marshmallows and butter, and dipped in Frosting, these Marshmallow Popcorn Balls make great treats for kids, especially around Halloween!

Frosted Marshmallow Popcorn Balls

Held together with a mixture of melted marshmallows and butter, and dipped in Frosting, these Marshmallow Popcorn Balls make great treats for kids, especially around Halloween!
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Course Dessert / Holidays
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 248 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 8 cups popped popcorn
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 tub (16-ounces) Cake Frosting (I used Betty Crocker)
  • popsicle sticks , tree branches, etc...

Instructions

  1. Line baking sheets with wax paper and set aside.
  2. Pop the popcorn.
  3. Place the popped popcorn in a large buttered bowl. Set aside.
  4. Combine 4 tablespoons butter and salt in saucepan and melt.
  5. Add half of the marshmallows to the butter mixture and stir until they melt.
  6. Stir in the rest of the marshmallows; continue to stir until they melt.
  7. Pour the marshmallow mixture over the previously prepared popcorn and stir with a buttered wooden spoon until all the popcorn is coated.
  8. Grease your hands with butter and shape the popcorn into the size of a softball.
  9. Stick a popsicle stick in each popcorn ball
  10. Place popcorn ball on previously prepared baking sheet to set. This could take up to 1 to 2 hours.
  11. When ready, place the tub of Frosting in the microwave and microwave for two 15-second bursts. The frosting will be melted, but not hot.
  12. Dip popcorn balls in the Frosting and set back on wax paper to set.
  13. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Frosted Marshmallow Popcorn Balls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 248 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 75mg3%
Potassium 149mg4%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 60IU1%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.