Pumpkin Popcorn Balls


Yazmeen Gonzalez

October is here!!! Halloween is such a fun holiday and can be so much better when you make spooky treats. These Halloween Popcorn Balls are the perfect Halloween treat to get you in the Halloween spirit. It’s a simple marshmallow popcorn recipe stuffed full of candy corn, pretzels, and Reese’s pieces. These little treat balls are not only adorable, but they’re so delicious to eat as well.


  • popcorn
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4-5 cups mini marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup Reeses pieces
  • 3/4 cup candy corn
  • 3/4 cup pretzels (chopped)


  • Put popcorn in the microwave until fully popped
  • Sprinkle popcorn all over with salt.
  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, melt your butter. Add in your vanilla and marshmallows.
  • Stir constantly till the marshmallows are melted and creamy.
  • Pour the marshmallow mixture over your popcorn and stir until popcorn is fully coated.
  • Allow to sit for a couple of minutes, then stir in half of your reeses piece
  • s and candy corn.
  • Separate your popcorn into 10 sections
  • Press in the pretzels (they’ll melt if they go in sooner) into each section.
  • Shape popcorn into balls. If the mixture is sticking to your hands, spray
  • them with nonstick spray as needed.
  • Press additional candies onto the outside of the popcorn balls.
  • Place balls on parchment paper
  • Now enjoy this yummy holiday treat!