Add a little festive fun to holiday bake sales with these pretty popcorn balls dotted with red and green M&M's.
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + cooling
Makes16 popcorn balls
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 144 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Colorful Snowballs in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2007
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