Spooky And Sweet Halloween Monster Popcorn Balls

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Monster Popcorn Balls

This sweet treat is on the spooky side and just in time for Halloween. This fun family craft activity is a great way to spend time with the family while making some fun treats.
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 20 Popcorn Balls
Calories 1500 kcal


  • Large Pot


  • 1 package Mini Marshmallows (16 ounces)
  • 16 cups Popped Popcorn (2/3 cups of popcorn kernels)
  • 5 tbsp Butter
  • 1 can Non-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 10 drops Food Coloring (any color desired) (recommended - purple, green, or blue)
  • Halloween Sprinkles (optional)
  • Candy Eyes (optional)
  • Halloween-Themed Candy (optional)
  • 1 package Paper Straws (optional for serving purposes)


  • Place a large pot on the stovetop on medium heat.
  • Add butter to the pot and start melting butter evenly.
  • Once butter is melted, add the marshmallows while stirring until everything is evenly melted.
  • Remove from the large pot from the heat and mix in desired food coloring of choice until blended evenly.
  • Add the popped popcorn to the pot and stir until the popcorn is evenly coated.
  • Allow the mixture to slightly cool to the touch.
  • Spray non-stick cooking spray on hands and scoop a tablespoon forming into a ball, squeezing until compact.
  • Now it's time to customize with Halloween-themed candy and sprinkles as desired.
  • Optional - Place a paper straw through the center of the popcorn ball to eat and serve easily.


This sweet treat is a fun family activity for Halloween and is great for a party. This recipe incorporates paper straws for handles to eat them without getting your hands sticky. 
Keyword Dessert,, Popcorn Balls, Recipe

Author: Carolyn Andrews

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