Popcorn Balls

Popcorn Balls


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Use all the little hands you can find for this fun holiday snack.

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  • 1/4 C. (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, plus more for buttering hands
  • 1 ten oz. bag miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 C. light-brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3 qt. popped popcorn
  • 1 C. M&Ms (optional)

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Melt butter in a large heavy pot over low heat. Add marshmallows and brown sugar, and stir until melted. Remove from heat. Pour popcorn and M&Ms into pot; toss well. With buttered hands, shape into 2 1/2-inch balls. Set on parchment-lined baking sheet to dry slightly.

Yield: about 12

From: Martha Stewart

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