Happy Halloween Mini Popcorn Balls

Halloween Mini Balls

Whip up this yummy Halloween treat that the kids will love.

Yield: About 16 balls

Ingredients

  • 10 cups popped corn
  • 1 (1-lb.) bag miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1 cup diced dried fruit (papaya, mango or peaches)
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • Orange food coloring

Directions

  1. Place popcorn, fruit and butterscotch chips in large bowl; set aside. 
  2. Heat marshmallows and butter in a large saucepan over low heat until melted and smooth. 
  3. Stir in several drops of food coloring. 
  4. Pour over popcorn and candy, tossing to coat evenly. Cool 5 minutes. 
  5. Grease hands and form into 3-inch balls. 

HAUNTED POPCORN HANDS

  • Clear Polyethylene food service gloves
  • Candy corn
  • Popcorn
  • Ribbon or yarn

Place 1-3 pieces of candy corn at the end of each finger (depending on size of glove), pointy side first, to make fingernails. Fill the glove with popcorn and tie it off with ribbon or yarn.

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