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Colorful Snowballs Recipe

Add a little festive fun to holiday bake sales with these pretty popcorn balls dotted with red and green M&M's.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 quart popped popcorn
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 20 large marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup red and green milk chocolate M&M's

Directions

  • 1. In a large greased bowl, combine popcorn and cereal. In a large saucepan over low heat, combine marshmallows and butter. Cook and stir until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over popcorn mixture. Add M&M’s; stir until combined.
  • 2. When cool enough to handle, shape 1/3 cupfuls into balls with lightly buttered hands. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Cool. Yield: 16 popcorn balls.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 144 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 97 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.