Marshmallow-Popcorn Balls with Cranberries and Sea Salt

December 12, 2014


  1. Melt butter over low heat in large nonstick or enamel pot. Add marshmallows and melt, stirring constantly, until smooth.
  2. Remove from heat and add popcorn and cranberries; fold to combine thoroughly. Transfer to large bowl.
  3. Butter hands and form popcorn mixture into palm-sized balls. Place balls on parchment-lined baking sheet to set.
  4. Drizzle with melted chocolate and sprinkle with sea salt. Best eaten same day as made.

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  • 2 tablespoons butter, plus more for hands
  • 1 (10-ounce) bag mini marshmallows
  • 12 cups freshly popped plain popcorn
  • ½ cup dried, sweetened cranberries
  • Melted bittersweet chocolate, for drizzling
  • Sea salt, for sprinkling
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