Scary Popcorn Balls
Popcorn balls with Jack-o-lantern faces make terrific treats for Halloween. Place a couple drops of red and yellow (to make orange) food coloring in with the butter and marshmallows to make popcorn look even more like a pumpkin.
10 cups popped popcorn
1 cup mini-marshmalows
1/4 cup butter
2-ounces fruit leather, dark-colored
- Place popped popcorn in a large bowl and set aside.
- In a microwave safe bowl, melt marshmallows and butter on HIGH for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring half way through, until mixture is smooth. Pour over popcorn and stir well until coated and sticky.
- Mold popcorn into 8 balls and place on wax paper.
- Cut fruit leather into 24 1-inch triangles (for eyes and nose) and 8 jagged squiggles (for mouths). Apply fruit face pieces to popcorn balls. Serve immediately or wrap each in plastic to save for later.
Makes 8 servings.