Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Tried this and mine looks almost exactly like yours. I used 1 bag of popcorn & halved the caramel mixture. Making caramel popcorn balls. I made his favorite popcorn with brown sugar and marshmallows and actually I … THANKS! Stir in the marshmallows until smooth and then pour it over the popcorn. Whips up in no time at all! But overall it was yummy!! This popcorn is the best! Does it dry hard or stay sticky? I took your advice, and other's comments about it becoming super hard, and made them into popcorn balls, and they turned out great. I love the flavor - but think next time I may try 2 bags of popcorn and spread the calories a little further around! I think like Vicky I will use 2 bags of popcorn next time. See more ideas about Popcorn recipes, Snack recipes, Popcorn treats. Turned out rather nice...so I made them into balls for ease of handling and storage. Place the caramel marshmallow rice krispie balls on a cookie sheet that has been lined with parchment paper and gently pull out the toothpick or skewer from the marshmallow. Your email address will not be published. My family loved it and kept sneaking over to get another bite :) I defiantly recommend this for a quick yummy gift or for an occasion. He will pop some up and then alternate different seasonings we have in our home. How much popcorn would one use instead of "1 or 2 bags" 3-4 cups?? It is both easy and delicious. A fast, easy and delicious snack! Peanut Butter Sriracha Popcorn Balls. Normally, I don't look at a recipe and feel the instinct to make Let set for about 45 minutes to harden. Thanks for sharing this receip, our family loves it. It looks like a supremely ooey, gooey, yummy recipe. Despite being delicious, it stuck hard to the bottom of my bowl. If you make it, let me know how it turns out for you! I tried this recipe and I browned my butter and used dark brown sugar...oh my gracious!!!!! Hi, your popcorn recipe looks great, might give it a try, Have you ever used like a red jello to make popcorn balls? I'm looking forward to trying it. Step 3: Coat popcorn with caramel and form into balls Pour caramel over popcorn and stir until well coated. Made tonight instead of the usual poppycock I make @ Christmas. A simple caramel syrup is combined with mini-marshmallows to create a batch of chewy, gooey popcorn balls. I guess you could use any color you would like, I make them red #1 because I like the cherry flavor, plus I make them mostly around christmas time. Sorry - have you ever used microwave popcorn and if so, do you know if it is a bag or 1/2 bag? Mine was sticky because I put too many marshmallows in it so I spread on a cookie sheet. Ghoulishly Fun Halloween Popcorn Balls. Thanks. Not supposed to be hard... recipe is designed to retain the stickiness... That is just the way it is. I found this delicious popcorn recipe over at The Cupcake Theory and it was absolutely wonderful! I mean, it’s good, but I don’t have the desire to watch 4 hours of aliens. gosh. Don't have issues with corn syrup....just don't have any! OMG! Thanks for your recipe. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm :)~. (okay, not really their sanity… but there is nothing like coming home after a busy long day to a yummy little treat waiting for you.) I pinned this recipe! Thanks for this recipe. So I never leave a comment on these pages and I just have to tell you I LOVE THIS RECIPE! Ingredients include popcorn, butter, brown sugar, light corn syrup, and marshmallows! Let cool until easy to handle. I just I could just make a big batch and play with it. These easy marshmallow popcorn balls are the perfect way to use those up because it takes 1 small package or 1/2 of a larger package of gelatin mix to color and flavor a batch of popcorn balls. Please come over to Cast Party Wednesday and share it with us. I'm ready to make some right now, but I that would be a terrible thing to do to myself...wouldn't it? ; Melt butter over medium heat in a large pan. Kitchen Sink Christmas Bark. My son and I made this, I threw in a hanfull of cashews and sprinkled it lightly with some sea salt. I use a large roaster to put it in and only use white popcorn. so easy had everything in the cabinet-turned out super yummy! Thanks for sharing. You also left this out: Serving size = 1. There are three basic ways to make popcorn balls sticky: marshmallows, corn syrup or caramel, but probably not homemade caramel sauce. I prefer popping my own corn, so I am going to try it with the stovetop popcorn. Thanks. Grease hands with butter (or use wax paper or gloves) and shape the popcorn into 2-inch balls. This recipe is basically a marshmallow recipe with a little corn syrup thrown in to make the popcorn balls sturdier. That looks crazy delicious. Thats the premise of this recipe. too buttery?? This recipe was delicious! I added mixed nuts as well.. Super gooey & delicious!! Could you do that here, or the addition of marshmallows make that not possible? Remove kernels from popcorn and place in a large mixing bowl. Apr 10, 2019 - Explore Roberta .Mccarroll's board "Marshmallow popcorn", followed by 493 people on Pinterest. :-), An you use marshmallows creme instead of marshmallows? I think this would be a great dipping sauce for fruit!!! My whole family loves it! just made this tonight! This is some serious eye candy! Ideas? Only margarine, which I never eat. Add the marshmallows and turn heat to medium low. Simple, sinful, and delicious! I enjoy it any time of day. First pour about half of the cereal into a bowl and set aside. I'm assuming after step 5 this goes in the fridge to set??? This is soooo good. I am a nerd - I didn't realize you said UNpopped popcorn - oops! Reminds my husband of the popcorn balls his Mom would make... :). It was closed already!!!! I also added some sliced almonds and a 1/2 teaspoon of Cheyenne Pepper. Made this tonight with my 5yr old. But all in all...very happy with the receipt. Even how many ounces? It was good! The mixture is HOT at this point so be careful! Pamela. I love caramel corn as is but adding marshmallows just takes it to a whole other level. Gotta figure out how to make it so it gets hard and can be separated though, it's just to soft and sticky now since storing in a covered bowl. This makes enough for around 20 balls, depending how large you make them. They are in love! One was light butter , the other heavy butter. However, I did with this one. Thanks Nikki! What ingredients are in this easy Christmas treat. Then place the caramel … Thanks for sharing it! Thanks for bringing back the memories! Do you have to use corn syrup or is there a subistute? This is absolutely wonderful!!! Genius. This is a variation from the traditional popcorn balls I grew up with. I don't use microwave popcorn. Other than that, this is my favorite sweet popcorn recipe! This isn't supposed to be a hard kind of Caramel corn! Turn heat to medium and stir until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. It is very hard once it dries but it was fine. an easy Christmas gift for all those co-workers! I. I was wondering the same thing. Marshmallow Popcorn. For information about NxStage products and services please continue to use this website. LOOKS GREAT! YUMMY!!! I would DEFINITELY use 2 bags of popcorn, instead of one. This is exactly what I want when I sit down this afternoon with an exciting book! Once is good enough for me. It looks like it just melts in your mouth. I am going to let you in on a little secret. I have made this twice now! Have made this a few times now and we love it. Do you know how many mini marshmallows to use in place of the 12 large? I am married to the man of my dreams and have a beautiful little girl with a sassy attitude and two handsome little boys whose smiles can brighten anyone’s day! I am sure it will be just fine and dandy. You crack me up. To make it even easier, I made the sauce in the microwave. Much better. I look forward to more recipes from your blog! Coat popcorn balls with a gooey marshmallow mixture for yummy Mallow Popcorn Balls which your kids will love! This looks delicious, can't wait to make it. For those who might not know, these will be gooey in nature. … I managed to save a few morsels to share with the family the next day (I really mean few), they all loved it and couldn't stop eating it either. it right away. I love how gooey it looks, melted marshmallows are always a hit. DIRECTIONS. There is a 14 year gap difference between me and my younger siblings so 2 of them are still in grade school and depend on after-school-snacks for their sanity! I ran across this today while looking for something to do...so I did it. I love it! I stopped on the way home from work today and bought the ingredients to make this. Just made this this morning and I love it! Thank you for posting this recipe! Thanks for sharing! I tried this last night with a group of friends. WOW that looks yummy! Very easy to make as well :). It's awesome but very hard to put down. I had to LOL at your comment! 2 grams of fiber and protein per popcorn ball. Tap off the excess. With hands slightly moistened with cold water, form into balls. THANKS! The sugars are not cook to a high enough degree to let it stay hard when finished . I made this as a late night snack and it was great, but I would change a couple of things for the next time around. NxStage Kidney Care, Inc. 350 Merrimack Street, Lawrence, MA 01843 (855) 835-9229. It may NOT make it to the party this afternoon! Thank you. Flipped the popcorn over a few times to coat it and so good!!!! We're definitely going to make that this summer :). O. my. Definitely take the time to pick out the unpopped kernels. Melt and pour over salted corn. Buttery Maple Bacon Popcorn Bites. I did not have butter. Privacy/Disclosure. Nothing beat on the stove popcorn the old fashion way. It turned out yummy! All I have @ home right now are those funny FLAT marshmallows ... would you recommend perhaps 1/2 again what the recipe calls for??? Does it help to spread on cookie sheet.? LOVE! It was delicious with that hint of honey flavor. Your email address will not be published. To learn more about Fresenius Medical Care and the merger, visit the links provided. Thanks for sharing this! i just want to say i made this not too long ago i want fast snack so i try this and it was yummy try keep my paw off this it was soo good. Oh well, I'll make it tomorrow, Sunday for Football and Nascar Race!!!!! http://www.ladybehindthecurtain.com/?p=30289. So delicious! Is that too much butter for this recipe? My go to recipe is 20 large marshmallows, 1 stick butter and 1 cup of light brown sugar. I'm making this for Christmas gifts, can't wait. Thanks, I hope to see you there! Big mistake. HOW TO MAKE POPCORN BALLS: Pop popcorn and place in large bowl, try to remove all the unpopped seeds and set aside. Did you really mean 1/2 cup of popcorn with all the rest of the ingredients? We are adding it to our Christmas tradition goodies list :). Though I was bummed to see bagged microwave popcorn as an ingredient instead of fresh kernels that you pop yourself on the stove top (or in a microwave popcorn popper). This looks absolutely delicious! We love the stuff! One bite and you're addicted! Omg we made this tonight and we ate ourselves sick. So goooooooooooooooood! Well I have one that is really yummy to. Made this with 2 bags microwave popcorn. I think the reason why nobody else seems to be having this problem, is because a lot of people made it, and served it right away. Cook and stir the marshmallows, brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, and vanilla extract together … Let the Caramel Marshmallow Rice Krispie Balls set up for about 30 minutes. Thanks for the easy, yummy recipe! :). 2 grams of fiber and protein per popcorn ball. Made this snack today for our Rainy Movie Day. I later made another batch to share with co-workers, who all asked for the recipe. My 11 year old son and I made this tonight. and I would probably cut back on the butter and sugar just a little bit. I used 2 bags of popcorn and spread it out on a cookie, then drizzled the mixture over the popcorn. Add brown sugar, corn syrup, vanilla and marshmallows. Butter your hands so they will not stick. I was making it for a meeting later that day, so I found your idea to be a perfect solution. Ohhhhh....a perfect topping for rice Krispie treats! Hey, it's popcorn, is it not!!? I have been making this treat for 20+ years... all I use is 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar and 10 large marshmallows. Nikki, this popcorn looks insanely delicious + addicting. Thanks for sharing! Thank yoU! This was pretty darn close! chef in training - Wow! is that even possible??? Super Gooey and Delicious Caramel Marshmallow Popcorn! It’s important to put your popcorn in a very large pot or bowl. I made this as a late night snack one night while home alone. I usually make a big pot and i love putting Nutritional yeast on it. I then pulled it into smaller pieces. ---Sheryl @ Lady Behind The Curtain--- They’re a perfect treat for little ones, school parties or a Harvest Party! I have "movie theatre butter" popcorn? © 2020 Chef in Training. We tend to trade off between flavors (candied, kettle, butter) but the one we make the MOST often is Caramel Popcorn! It does harden up pretty quick & stick to the bowl some, but it was great! We made it for my sister n laws baby shower but drizzled chocolate on it and it was a HIT! Hi, Could the ingredients be melted in the microwave, if so for how long. Fresenius Medical Care has successfully completed its merger with NxStage Medical Inc. By strengthening our vertically integrated dialysis business, the merger supports our initiative of driving growth in the core business with innovation, better clinical outcomes through Care Coordination and improving the patient experience. It seems like such a small amount to go with 1/2 cup butter and 12 marshmallows.... :). Melt caramels with water over low heat, stirring until smooth. TIPS: To test if your caramel … Hello!! Saw one comment that used honey but wasn't clear if corn syrup wasn't used too?! Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I too, am a popcorn 'fanatic'. It was featured here: http://www.allthatglitterscraft.com/2012/12/pinterest-picks-christmas-edition.html. A perfect halloween treat, A gooeyness of caramel and melted marshmallows all intertwined with popcorn… then rolled up in to a ball of absolute decadence! Love this popcorn recipe, and so does my extended family. Very yummy, nonetheless. Love it! Caramel Marshmallow Popcorn Balls This is a variation from the traditional popcorn balls I grew up with. Thanks for sharing! The ooey gooey flavor is amazing as is and the butter flavor might make it taste a little off or a little too buttery. Popcorn Energy Bites. I normally just melt chocolate chips and peanut butter and spread that over my rice Krispie treats, but this would be such a great topping too! Took it to a party and it was a total hit!!! We used a similar recipe for popcorn balls when I was a kid (NOT going to say how long ago that was!) I use a large roaster to put it in and only use white popcorn. Thanks for posting. Marshmallow Popcorn Ball Recipe for Kids. My family LOVES popcorn. I overlook things like that all the time. Here are more desserts that are great for gift giving: Crock Pot Nut Clusters Does it matter what kind of popcorn is used? THANK YOU SOOO MUCH! yum, I love to add ins to my popcorn, I'll try it for sure. Wrap each one individually with plastic wrap and you can even hand them out … can't wait to try home of your other recipies :). Normal caramel corn is baked at low temps for about an hour to get crispy and not stick in a ball. If you would like to know how to make them, just ask, And I will give you the recipe. I thought maybe the next time I make them into popcorn balls or clusters to solve the problem, but I am not sure why this is happening when it seems like no one else is having this issue. In large sauce pan melt your butter, once melted stir in your marshmallows and stir until they are melted and smooth then stir in your vanilla. I made this last night after seeing it on Pinterest for a while and OH MY GOODNESS!!! I only used 3/4 of a cup of brown sugar and more popcorn. I do not get addicted to sweets much, but this was something that I just couldn't put down. I also put them in individual sandwich baggies. I love popcorn. SO GOOD. My name is Nikki and I am a stay-at-home mom. It isn't supposed to get hard enough to be separated. Beyond delicious!! It still covers an entire bowl of popcorn. This should still work right? The bagged stuff is SO unhealthy! Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Butter your hands so they will not stick. It is great for an Oscar party so I had to blog about it! These Marshmallow Caramel Popcorn Balls are a delicious chewy, gooey treat! If you don’t want fruity popcorn balls at all, you can omit the jello altogether and just do plain white popcorn balls… Parade Prairie Gold Popcorn Puffs. Serving size= 1 sounds about right! Please consider recommending kernels next time :-) And whenever making a candy coated recipe like this, think about using Mushroom Popcorn kernels instead of regular butterfly kernels. These gooey Marshmallow Popcorn Balls are an old fashioned holiday treat made with salty, buttery popcorn and ribbons of sweet marshmallows. It won't be hard like a baked caramel corn, This stuff is amazing!! And the caramel also stuck to my teeth. Mini Chef (14), Is there such thing? Allow to cool slightly. Just melt the butter and sugar. It came out a bit like rice krispie treats but it was delicious. I opted to use the Honey instead of Corn Syrup (GMO's and all) and I also used air popped popcorn instead of microwave stuff (chemicals). OH MY GOSH!!! This looks great! BUT when it gets colder, it got sticky and very hard. Christmas Rice Krispies; Caramel Bits; Sweetened Condensed Milk; Butter; Marshmallows; Wooden Skewer; How to make caramel marshmallow Rice Krispie balls. haha its okay! Such a great snack and I love the creaminess the marshmallow adds. It was so yummy!! My grands will all love it! Storage instructions. This is really delicious. Ok! I love caramel popcorn in the fall. (0; Wow, when I was a kid we used to make popcorn balls with melted butter and melted marshmallows poured over popcorn and then sometimes we would forget making the balls and just have a big pan of marshmallow popcorn. These popcorn balls are not as hard and have just the right amount of sweetness. I pop my popcorn in a pan on the stove and add slated nuts! I made one bag of popcorn and halved the recipe for the topping. Its really tasty but gooey. Melt butter and unwrapped caramels in heavy bottomed pan on medium low heat. But yes was UNpopped Popcorn :) I updated it to a bag. And some of my other caramel favorites are cream cheese caramel apple dip, or homemade microwave caramels, salted caramel rice krispie treats, or caramel syrup. So making this! We make it three ways – these caramel popcorn balls, or more loose gooey popcorn or baked and crunchy popcorn! Very easy and great taste. THANK YOU! I think it would be great to form into balls for a party favor, or to use the topping over rice krispies too! Pour over popped corn; toss until well coated. Very very sweet. I would love to see how these recipes take shape in your kitchens. I used and would recommend just plain popcorn. ©2017 NxStage Kidney Care, Inc. NxStage is a registered trademark of NxStage Medical, Inc. Add in brown sugar and stir till completely dissolved, Once completely melted, take saucepan off the heat and add vanilla, Continue stirring and let cool for several minutes, Slowly pour over popcorn and blend together, Try to coat all the popcorn with the marshmallow-caramel mixture, Form popcorn into baseball size popcorn balls, Keep each popcorn ball in a baggie to keep them fresh, Get the bag of popcorn kernels and paper lunch bags, Pour enough kernels in the bottom of the paper lunch bag to cover the bottom, Fold the top of the paper bag over a few times, Stop the microwave once you hear the popcorn stop popping for 3 seconds, Repeat steps 3-6 until the whole cup of kernels are popped. Simple and easy! Pour over popcorn and stir in until popcorn is evenly coated. It stays sticky. I've made this without the corn syrup and it was stickier I'm glad I found this recipe. Each piece of the popped popcorn is covered inside and out with the creamy, caramel-y, marshmallow-y and sticky mixture. We made this and it was sooooo good. Pop popcorn until done, remove any unpopped kernels. I make popcorn balls every fall. Its meant to be sticky. That was some mind-blowing delicious snack food!!!!! The salt made the flavors really pop and spreading it out helped cut down on the sticking problem. :D. Pretty good. All rights reserved. The recipe is designed so it retains it's stickiness. I mean really!… It is such a delicious and addicting snack food! This was absolutely delicious and sinful! This recipe is so easy and it tastes AMAZING! Put the popcorn in a big bowl and pour the caramel marshmallow … I like a little heat with my sweets sometimes. Pull out the skewer and make sure the entire marshmallow is covered in rice Krispy cereal. Popcorn is my husband's favorite, he requests this frequently as a snack. I could still cut the brown sugar to 3/4 C instead. My go to recipe is 20 large marshmallows, 1 stick butter and 1 cup of light brown sugar. It's super easy to make too, can't wait to try the Oreo one! You can eat it right … Instructions. Forming Popcorn Balls. These popcorn balls are not as hard and have just the right amount of sweetness. Filled with simple ingredients, we have a feeling you’ll love this popcorn … Add popcorn to marshmallow mixture; stir gently to coat. Anyway, my mom went out with her sister for the day and wouldn’t be back in time for them to come home… so I took the liberty of pulling together a yummy, fast, and tasty snack! Bite-Size Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls. AND we love popcorn! I used a large pasta pot and it was the perfect size. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I can't taste the butter on the popcorn. It is easy and delicious. As I’ve mentioned before we love family movie night! I make popcorn balls every fall. These popcorn balls are simple to make and can be colored with food coloring or decorated with sprinkles for any holiday! Not sure why. :). It is so yummy and it was quick and easy! With all the sugar in this popcorn recipe did. My only comment/suggestion would be to lightly spray the bowl you're going to use with Pam. Thanks so much for ALL shared recipes and suggestions. My hubby went on a business trip to France recently, and so I went and crashed with my parents for a couple days. I tried the recipe this way but it became hard to fast, so instead of marshmallows, I tried condensed milk. The only thing I did differently was spread it out on a cookie sheet and sprinkle a little salt over it. Who doesn’t love popcorn?! Thanks for sharing. Place a caramel marshmallow into the bowl of Rice Krispies and roll. Are you sure you're just a 'chef in training' ??? This recipe is so easy and delishish! Sooooo Yummy. I love caramel so I can't wait to try this version! Popcorn is one of my husbands go to snacks. Wondering if anyone has used honey instead of corn syrup? But if you do, let me know how it tastes for you! This makes enough for around 20 balls, depending how large you make them. But my topping was more of a brown color (like caramel) and not light like yours. If you make this recipe, snap a photo and hashtag it #chefintraining and/or #chefintrainingblog. It is a goody kind of caramel corn... will remain sticky... and its delicious! I mean really hard that it was like a battle to pull apart. I agree - this looks so good - but doesn't it have to be baked in the oven like other 'covered' popcorn? Really, this Caramel Marshmallow Popcorn is a cinch! Can you use Marshmallow Fluff, instead of 12 large marshmallows and if so, how much would you use? I just came across this. The caramel will coat better if the popcorn is hot, so make it while boiling the sugar or pop it first then keep it warm. Whew, that popcorn looks soooo good! Taste like popcorn rolled in a mary jane. Thanks for sharing! In general, though, these popcorn balls … I will have to try that! This recipe sounds scrumptious! Can't stay out of it! I did make a few changes for my personal tastes. I don't think I'd be able to stop eating it! May make it for Christmas gifts. YUM! Be sure to get all the gooey mixture off the bottom of the pan so it coats all the popcorn. I just made this for my family, but I added toasted coconut and it tastes AMAZING!