Chocolate Popcorn Treats

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CHCOLATE POPCORN BALLS
A little treat!  That’s all this is.  They’re not full of healthy ingredients — they’re just a sweet, delicious, chewy treat!  (And isn’t that okay, in moderation?) 

Oh, and they’re gluten-free and super easy to make.  Needless to say, both my boys love them!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 3 1/2 cups marshmallows
  • 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 8 cups salted popcorn

Preparation:

Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.

Melt the butter with the marshmallows and chocolate in a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add the popcorn and mix until it’s well-coated with the mixture.  

Pour half of the mixture on each of the baking sheets.  Once it’s cool enough to touch, use your hands to shape little, 1-inch bundles.