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Red Hot Poppers

Red Hot Poppers


  • 24 balls
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

This Patriotic Popcorn Ball Recipe is a crowd-pleaser! Bursting with red, white, and blue colors, these sweet and salty delights are the ultimate party snacks. Whether you’re hosting a barbecue, picnic, or a festive fireworks display, these 4th of July popcorn balls are guaranteed to be a hit!

This easy-to-follow recipe combines popcorn with gooey marshmallow goodness and festive sprinkles. Perfect for kids and adults alike, these patriotic popcorn balls are not only delicious but also fun to make! Get the whole family involved in shaping and decorating these tasty treats.

Don’t miss out on creating unforgettable memories this 4th of July and watch the smiles light up like fireworks!


Amount Ingredient
12 cups JOLLY TIME Pop Corn, popped
1/2 stick butter or margarine
3 cups miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup red hot cinnamon flavored candies
red and blue confection stars
red licorice string


  1. Spread a large sheet of plastic wrap onto a work surface and spray within cooking spray.
  2. Spray a large mixing bowl lightly with cooking spray and place popcorn inside, remove any unpopped kernels.
  3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in marshmallows until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over popcorn, adding red hot candies, and mix well until coated.
  4. Spray hands with cooking spray and form mixture into 24 popcorn balls. Gently press red and blue stars onto balls. Place a piece of licorice string on top of each ball.

Recipe compliments of The Popcorn Board

Last modified: June 17, 2024 12:00 am

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