FOOD: Jingle Balls

Published 1:26 am Tuesday, December 7, 2021

• Nonstick cooking spray

• 12 cups popped popcorn

• 6 tablespoons butter or margarine

• 3 cups mini marshmallows

• 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

• Assorted colored sugars

• Nonstick cooking spray

• 12 cups popped popcorn

• 6 tablespoons butter or margarine

• 3 cups mini marshmallows

• 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

• Assorted colored sugars

Spray large mixing bowl lightly with nonstick cooking spray. Add popcorn.

Spread plastic wrap on cookie sheet; set aside.

In medium saucepan, melt butter and marshmallows; stir until mixture is smooth. Stir in peppermint extract. Pour over popcorn, mixing until well coated. Let cool 2 minutes.

Spray hands with nonstick cooking spray and form popcorn mixture into 3-inch balls. Gently press colored sugar onto balls. Let sit on prepared cookie sheet until cool and set.

Discover more decorative dessert recipes at popcorn.org.