Healthy Meal Prep
Peppermint Popcorn Balls Recipe

Peppermint Popcorn Balls


Marshmallow popcorn balls receive a festive twist thanks to crushed candy canes and peppermint extract stirred into the mix. Give them as treats during the holiday season!


  • ½ cup unpopped popcorn
  • cooking spray
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 (16 ounce) package large marshmallows
  • 12 peppermint candy canes, crushed
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract


  1. Pop popcorn in an air popper according to manufacturer's directions; transfer to a bowl and remove any unpopped kernels.
  2. Place a sheet of aluminum foil on a work surface and spray with cooking spray.
  3. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add marshmallows to melted butter and stir constantly until mixture is smooth; remove from heat. Quickly stir candy canes and peppermint extract into butter mixture until well blended. Pour mixture over popcorn and mix until evenly coated. Allow popcorn mixture to cool.
  4. Spray your hands with cooking spray and form popcorn mixture into balls; arrange on the prepared aluminum foil. Wrap each ball with plastic wrap when completely cooled.

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Nutritional Information

Peppermint Popcorn Balls

Servings Per Recipe: 15
Calories: 235.6
% Daily Value *
protein: 3 %
carbohydrates: 17 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
fat: 5 %
saturated fat: 10 %
cholesterol: 3 %
vitamin a iu: 2 %
niacin equivalents:
vitamin b6:
vitamin c:
iron: 2 %
magnesium: 1 %
potassium: 1 %
sodium: 2 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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