Rocky Road Popcorn Balls

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I made these fun treats for my boys and am now making them for the grandkids. Great anytime of the year, but especially good at Halloween for trick-or-treaters. A combination of rocky road candy and sweet popcorn, rolled into a ball.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 popcorn balls

Ingredients

  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 8 cups freshly popped popcorn

  • ½ cup dry-roasted unsalted peanuts

  • ½ cup miniature chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Place the marshmallows and butter into a large pot over medium-low heat, and melt them together, stirring often. Cook until blended and smooth, about 5 minutes, and remove from heat.

  2. Stir in the popcorn and peanuts, and stir gently to thoroughly coat them with the marshmallow mixture. Stir in the chocolate chips.

  3. With greased hands, shape the mixture into 3 inch balls, and wrap each ball in plastic wrap.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

144 Calories
9g Fat
15g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 144
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 91mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 61mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.