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colorful marshmallow popcorn balls
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Marshmallow Popcorn Balls

Children and grown-ups alike will love these easy Marshmallow Popcorn Balls that you can make with all the colors of the rainbow!  They are perfect for Spring or just about any holiday and so much fun to make!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9 servings
Calories: 238kcal
Author: Amy Nash


  • 10 ounces miniature marshmallows
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 3 ounces Jello gelatin, any flavor
  • 12 cups popcorn


  • Melt butter in heavy bottom pan.  Add marshmallows, water, and jello and cook over medium heat until marshmallow are melted.  
  • Add popcorn and stir until completely coated.  Butter hands and shape into 8-9 balls, setting each ball on waxed paper when done.  Store in an airtight container.  Best eaten within 1-2 days.


Adapted slightly from All Recipes.


Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 186IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg