Peppermint popcorn balls are a base recipe of marshmallow popcorn balls with the added flavor of peppermint extract and candy canes. The popcorn balls retain somewhat of a soft texture and have a sweet, peppermint taste. You can also pop the popcorn on the stovetop if you prefer.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
15
Yield:
15 servings
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Ingredients

15
Original recipe yields 15 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pop popcorn in an air popper according to manufacturer's directions; transfer to a bowl and remove any unpopped kernels.

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  • Place a sheet of aluminum foil on a work surface and spray with cooking spray.

  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add marshmallows to melted butter and stir constantly until mixture is smooth; remove from heat. Quickly stir candy canes and peppermint extract into butter mixture until well blended. Pour mixture over popcorn and mix until evenly coated. Allow popcorn mixture to cool.

  • Spray your hands with cooking spray and form popcorn mixture into balls; arrange on the prepared aluminum foil. Wrap each ball with plastic wrap when completely cooled.

Nutrition Facts

236 calories; protein 1.4g 3% DV; carbohydrates 51.2g 17% DV; fat 3.5g 5% DV; cholesterol 8.1mg 3% DV; sodium 54.4mg 2% DV. Full Nutrition