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  • Halloween Mini Popcorn Balls

  • Looking for something fun and tasty to feed the ghosts and goblins at your Halloween party? Why not try these tasty popcorn balls. They even have fruit in them — no need to tell them that, though.
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  • Looking for something fun and tasty to feed the ghosts and goblins at your Halloween party? Why not try these tasty popcorn balls. They even have fruit in them — no need to tell them that, though.
    For carry out, stuff some seasoned popcorn into a clear, non-latex plastic glove and place candies at the end of the fingertips to make them even more lifelike. Tie a decorative ribbon or raffia at the wrist to keep it all in.
    Halloween Mini Popcorn Balls
    10 cups freshly popped popcorn
    1 (1-pound) bag miniature marshmallows
    1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
    1 cup diced dried fruit (papaya, mango, raisins or peaches)
    1 cup butterscotch chips
    Orange food coloring
    1. Place popcorn, fruit and butterscotch chips in large bowl; set aside.
    2. Heat marshmallows and butter in a large saucepan over low heat until melted and smooth. Stir in several drops of food coloring. Pour over popcorn and candy, tossing to coat evenly. Cool 5 minutes.
    3. Grease hands and form into 3-inch balls.
    Makes about 16 balls
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