How to Make Marshmallow and Popcorn Brain Balls

These tasty little popcorn treats resembling brains are easy to make and lots of fun. Impress the little ones with your food humour.

Ingredients

  • 7/8 oz butter
  • 1 ¾ oz marshmallows
  • 1 medium bowl of popcorn (popped)
  • 1 1⁄3 fl oz vegetable oil
  • red food colouring

Steps

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    Make the coating. Place the butter and marshmallows into a saucepan over a medium heat. Stir the mixture constantly until the marshmallows are fully melted. Now add the popcorn and combine thoroughly until each kernel is coated. Allow it to cool slightly.
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    Form the brains. Place a little oil on your hands and begin to form small balls out of the popcorn. Set them aside on a tray. Now drizzle a few drops of food colouring on top of your brain balls to give them that veiny, bloody look. Refrigerate to cool.
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    Serve. Your gruesome Marshmallow and Popcorn Brain Balls are now ready to serve. Your friends will just die for them…

Tips

  • You can make any shape you want out of the popcorn while it is still warm. Experiment for yourself!
  • Put it on a stick to make it easier to eat.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 tray

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Categories: Halloween Food & Treats