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Sweet & Salty Marshmallow  Popcorn Treats Recipe

Sweet & Salty Marshmallow Popcorn Treats Recipe

Popcorn balls get sweet, salty and crunchy when you add a little chocolate and then go nuts. —Nina Vilhauer, Mina, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 quarts popped popcorn
  • 3 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 package (12.6 ounces) milk chocolate M&M's
  • 1 package (16 ounces) large marshmallows
  • 1 cup butter, cubed

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the popcorn, peanuts and M&M's. In a large saucepan, combine marshmallows and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Add to popcorn mixture; mix well.
  • 2. When cool enough to handle, shape into 2-in. popcorn balls. Let stand until firm before wrapping in plastic. Yield: about 5 dozen.