10 Popcorn Ball Recipes for an Old-Fashioned Halloween Snack
Sticky and sweet, popcorn balls are a classic Halloween treat that's perfect for celebrating fall or snacking on during your next movie marathon. Stick with the classic style or branch out with varieties like rocky road or peanut butter. Best part? You can package these up with plastic wrap and ribbon for easy homemade Halloween treats.
Caramel Popcorn Balls
Homemade caramel coats these rich popcorn balls. Reviewer JenH recommends lightly buttering your hands before forming the balls; this will help keep things from sticking.
Grandpa's Popcorn Balls
It's hard to get more nostalgic than these traditionally made popcorn balls. Don't skip the dash of salt, it creates an irresistible sweet-and-salty balance.
Rocky Road Popcorn Balls
Mini marshmallows, peanuts, and chocolate chips transform basic popcorn balls into wow-worthy desserts. Some reviewers suggest giving the peanuts a quick chop for more even distribution.
Festive Jell-O Popcorn Balls
You only need four ingredients to whip up these colorful popcorn balls. Use your favorite flavor of Jell-O; some fan favorite choices include watermelon and green apple.
Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls
Creamy peanut butter pairs up with buttery popcorn in these decadent treats. "These are so good and very easy," says sissyneck. "My boyfriend ate most of them and I had to make another batch!"
Halloween Popcorn Pumpkins
A little food coloring and green licorice help transform these popcorn balls into adorable mini pumpkins. Reviewer CarolinaCook says, "This recipe is great! It's very fun for kids and adults."
Favorite Popcorn Balls
Molasses is the secret ingredient to these extra rich popcorn balls. Enjoy them over the holidays, or make whipping up a batch with the family your next family tradition.
Easy Caramel Popcorn Balls
In less than half an hour you can be enjoying these sweet and buttery popcorn balls. The secret to making them so quickly is using microwave popcorn. Substitute Halloween chocolate candies for holiday ones.
Popcorn Candy Balls
If you've got any leftover Halloween candy laying around, simply mix it into your next batch of popcorn balls. Recipe creator Angela describes it as, "This is similar to making crispy rice squares but using popcorn instead."
Spiced Popcorn Balls
Cinnamon and nutmeg add a spicy twist to these popcorn balls. Feel free to substitute the peanuts with fall favorite nuts like pecans or walnuts for a different taste.