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Polka Dot Popcorn Balls

Melted marshmallows combine with gelatin to add flavor to popcorn dotted with gumdrops.

Servings: 14 (1 popcorn ball each)



  • 1 bag (2.75 ounces) ACT II® Butter Microwave Popcorn
  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 tablespoons Fleischmann's® Original Margarine-stick
  • 2 tablespoons fruit-flavored powdered gelatin
  • 1 cup assorted fruit-flavored gumdrops


  1. Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Remove all unpopped kernels. Place popcorn in large bowl sprayed with cooking spray.
  2. Place marshmallows and Fleischmann's in 8-cup glass measure or large microwave-safe glass bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until marshmallows are melted and smooth when stirred. Add powdered gelatin, stirring constantly until well blended
  3. Pour mixture over popped corn. Add gumdrops and gently toss to evenly coat.
  4. Spray hands with cooking spray, quickly roll into 1 1/2-inch balls. Allow to set about 1/2 hour before enjoying. Store in airtight container.