Popcorn Balls

A sweet and salty treat perfect for Halloween.  Recipe makes 16 popcorn balls.

What you’ll need:

  • 3.5-ounce package of plain microwave popcorn
  • 1 cup broken pretzel sticks
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 ounces marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate covered peanuts (or chocolate chips)

What you’ll do:

  • Pop the popcorn according to package directions.
  • Transfer to a large bowl and add the pretzels.
  • Melt the butter, marshmallows and salt in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring until smooth, 5-7 minutes.
  • Pour the marshmallow mixture over the popcorn and pretzels, gently mixing until combined.
  • Fold in the chocolate covered peanuts.
  • With your hands, form the mixture into 16 mounds.

Recipe and image from Real Simple.

**Keep in mind that popcorn is a choking hazard for young children.**

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!


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