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Colorful Snowballs

 Colorful Snowballs
Add a little festive fun to holiday bake sales with these pretty popcorn balls dotted with red and green M&M's.
16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + cooling


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.