M & M Popcorn Balls

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OK, so what better way to combine two of my favorite movie time foods? This recipe is so easy and great for movie night at home or a snack.

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Ingredients

1 (8 ounce) package miniature marshmallows
4 tablespoons butter
1 (3 1/3 ounce) package microwave kettle popcorn
1 1⁄2 cups M & M’s

Directions

Pop the kettle corn in the microwave as directed on package. Remove unpopped kernels.

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Microwave Method:.
In a large bowl, combine marshmallows and butter. Microwave on high in 30 second intervals, stirring between each until marshmallows are melted and smooth (about 2 minutes)
Add popcorn, stirring to coat.
Cool 5 minutes.
Stir in M & M’s. Let set for 5 minutes.
Dip hands in cold water and form mixture into 10 balls.
Store popcorn balls in individual plastic bags at room temperature.

Stove Top Method:.
Melt butter in a large pot and add marshmallows.
Stir until smooth and all melted.
Add popcorn to a large bowl and pour the melted butter marshmallow mixture over top of popcorn. Stir well to coat popcorn.
Let cool 5 minutes.
Add M & M’s and stir well. Let stand for 5 minutes.
Dip hands in cold water and form mixture into 10 balls.
Store popcorn in individual plastic bags at room temperature.

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