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Secret Recipe Club - Marshmallow Popcorn Balls

adapted by Angela Litzinger at test.angelaskitchen.com from Corey at http://www.thehinzadventures.com/2013/01/15/marshmallow-popcorn-balls/
The recipe I have included is the basic popcorn ball. Add up to 3 cups mix-in options when adding the popcorn to the melted marshmallow for different varieties.
Course dairy free, Desserts and Treats, gfcf, gluten free, Halloween

Ingredients
  

  • 12 cups popped popcorn
  • Up to 3 cups of mix-in ingredients optional: nuts, dried cranberries, chopped apricots, etc.
  • 10 oz. package marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup gluten and dairy free margarine or 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • sprinkles optional

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, combine the popcorn and any mix-in's. Set aside.
  • In a large pot, combine marshmallows, margarine or coconut oil, and salt.
  • Cook marshmallow stirring very often over medium-low heat until melted.
  • Pour hot marshmallow mixture over popcorn mixture, and mix well.
  • When cool enough to handle, oil hands and shape mixture into balls. When shaped, decorate with sprinkles and place in a lightly oiled muffin tin to hold shape.
  • To store, wrap each popcorn ball in plastic when cooled.