Get ready to take your popcorn game to the next level with these tantalizing popcorn ball recipes. Whether you’re craving a sweet treat or a savory snack, we’ve got you covered. 

Get ready to take your popcorn game to the next level with these tantalizing popcorn ball recipes. Easy to make popcorn balls. From gooey caramel drizzles to zesty cheese explosions. These recipes for popcorn balls are guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds. Making popcorn balls is a fun activity for all ages. #dessertsonadime #popcornballrecipes #popcornballs
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Easy Popcorn Ball Recipes

From gooey caramel drizzles to zesty cheese explosions. These recipes for popcorn balls are guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds. Making popcorn balls is a fun activity for all ages.

Feel free to use microwave popcorn or store bought popcorn. The prep time in these recipes are easy with the right supplies. Feel free to use mini marshmallows and fun sprinkles to decorate.

1. Jello Popcorn Balls

These Jello Popcorn Balls are a delightful and effortless treat, requiring only 4 ingredients. They become a burst of flavor and enjoyment. Feel free to add in a teaspoon salt and teaspoons vanilla for added flavor.

Jello Popcorn Balls
They are easy to make and taste great with flavored gelatin.
Jello Popcorn Balls

2. Christmas Popcorn Balls

Add a festive touch to your popcorn balls with this Christmas-themed recipe. Allow the popcorn balls to rest on parchment paper before serving.

Christmas Popcorn Balls
They are so delicious with the gooey marshmallow mixture and M&M’s. The red and green candy and sprinkles combine for a festive Christmas treat.
Christmas Popcorn Balls

3. Classic Popcorn Balls

Versatile and timeless, the Classic Popcorn Balls recipe is perfect for holidays, parties, or family gatherings. You can adapt this recipe to suit any occasion throughout the year.

Combine the syrup mixture for an easy process in a large pot or saucepan.

Close up of a prepared popcorn balls
Classic Popcorn Balls
Popcorn balls are a sticky, chewy treat that combines the flavors of popcorn, sugar, and corn syrup. These ingredients combined make a holiday treat that is loved by all.
Classic Popcorn Balls

4. Vintage Popcorn Balls

Experience the nostalgia of yesteryears with the Vintage Popcorn Balls recipe, teaching you the traditional method of making candied popcorn balls.

Vintage Popcorn Balls
These popcorn balls were really easy to make. Make sure you have a candy thermometer on hand, the syrup temperature is very important here. Otherwise, it’s a really straightforward recipe.
Vintage Popcorn Balls

5. Caramel Popcorn Balls

Coated in a luscious layer of sweet, gooey caramel, these Caramel Popcorn Balls offer an blend of chewiness and crunchiness.

Caramel Popcorn Balls
These caramel popcorn balls are made in the microwave in just 15 minutes! Covered in sweet, gooey caramel and perfectly chewy and crunchy.
Caramel Popcorn Balls

6. Old Fashioned Popcorn Balls

Take a trip down memory lane with the Old Fashioned Popcorn Balls recipe that brings back the flavors of your childhood.

Old-Fashioned Popcorn Balls
This classic recipe is easy, sticky sweet, delicious, and timeless.
Old-Fashioned Popcorn Balls

7. Mallow Popcorn Balls

Elevate your popcorn game with the delightful Mallow Popcorn Balls. Treat your taste buds and impress your guests with these amazing Mallow Popcorn Balls.

Mallow Popcorn Balls
Coat popcorn balls with a gooey marshmallow mixture for yummy Mallow Popcorn Balls which your kids will love!
Mallow Popcorn Balls

8. Honey Popcorn Balls

Experience bite-sized bliss with the miniature Honey Popcorn Balls. These delightful treats are perfectly sized for enjoyable snacking.

Honey Popcorn Balls
Experience bite-sized bliss with the miniature Honey Popcorn Balls. These delightful treats are perfectly sized for enjoyable snacking.
Honey Popcorn Balls

9. Rainbow Popcorn Balls

Immerse yourself in a vibrant and flavorful treat with the Rainbow Popcorn Balls recipe. These popcorn balls are a feast for both the eyes and taste buds.

Rainbow Popcorn Balls
Immerse yourself in a vibrant and flavorful treat with the Rainbow Popcorn Balls recipe. These popcorn balls are a feast for both the eyes and taste buds.
Rainbow Popcorn Balls

10. Candy Popcorn Balls

These fun-filled Candy Popcorn Balls are a treat to both make and eat. Allowing you to use your favorite large sprinkles or coated candies that won’t melt easily.

Candy Popcorn Balls
Sometimes desserts are as much fun to make as they are to eat – and this is one of those recipes. Popcorn Candy Balls can be made with any type of large sprinkle or coated candy that won't melt quickly.
Candy Popcorn Balls

11. Steen’s Cane Syrup Popcorn Balls

These popcorn balls boast a rich and luscious caramel base that adds a delightful twist to the classic treat.

Steen’s Cane Syrup Popcorn Balls
This recipe uses Steen’s Cane Syrup to make the caramel base for the popcorn balls. These popcorn balls boast a rich and luscious caramel base that adds a delightful twist to the classic treat.
Steen’s Cane Syrup Popcorn Balls

12. Loaded Popcorn Balls

Combining sweet, buttery, and salty flavors. These Loaded Popcorn Balls feature a marshmallow coating. That adds a hint of softness to the popcorn.

Loaded Popcorn Balls
The marshmallow coating slightly softens the popcorn, while pretzels and Oreos provide hidden bites of crunch!
Loaded Popcorn Balls

13. Fruit and Nut Popcorn Balls

Experience a wholesome snack with the Fruit and Nut Popcorn Balls recipe. This healthy treat incorporates a variety of fruits and nuts for added flavor and nutrition.

Fruit and Nut Popcorn Balls
Quick and healthy popcorn ball snack recipe made with Cobs Popcorn.
Fruit and Nut Popcorn Balls

14. Molasses Popcorn Balls

Embark on a nostalgic culinary adventure with Molasses Popcorn Balls. An old-fashioned delight that is both simple and enjoyable to create.

Molasses Popcorn Balls
Molasses popcorn balls are an old-fashioned treat that’s easy to make.
Molasses Popcorn Balls

15. Maple Cranberry Popcorn Balls

Infused with the sweet and tangy flavors of maple and cranberry. These Maple Cranberry Popcorn Balls offer a delightful balance of sweetness and tartness.

Maple Cranberry Popcorn Balls
Infused with the sweet and tangy flavors of maple and cranberry, these Maple Cranberry Popcorn Balls offer a delightful balance of sweetness and tartness.
Maple Cranberry Popcorn Balls

16. Bake Club Popcorn Balls

With a perfect blend of buttery, crunchy, and sweet flavors, these Bake Club Popcorn Balls provide a canvas for endless variation.

Bake Club Popcorn Balls
These popcorn balls are the ideal Milk Bar recipe template: buttery, crunchy, and sweet as is, but with bountiful space to get wild. And they come together in a breeze!
Bake Club Popcorn Balls

17. Marshmallow Halloween Popcorn Balls

Make a memorable impression at your Halloween or class party with the simple yet delightful Marshmallow Halloween Popcorn Balls.

Marshmallow Halloween Popcorn Balls
It’s a simple salty and sweet Halloween treat that comes together in about 20 minutes. 
Marshmallow Halloween Popcorn Balls

18. Monster Popcorn Balls

Unleash your creativity with the playful Monster Popcorn Balls, an absolute delight for both children and adults. Let your imagination run wild as you customize your popcorn balls.

Monster Popcorn Balls
Unleash your creativity with the playful Monster Popcorn Balls, an absolute delight for both children and adults. Let your imagination run wild as you customize your popcorn balls.
Monster Popcorn Balls

19. Grandma’s Popcorn Balls

Experience a taste of nostalgia with Grandma’s Popcorn Balls. Passed down through generations, this cherished recipe is a testament to homemade goodness.

Grandma’s Popcorn Balls
Equal parts sweet, salty, crunchy, messy, and fun, everything about the popcorn ball is fantastic.
Grandma’s Popcorn Balls

20. Cheddar Caramel Popcorn Balls

Enjoy the blend of cheese and caramel goodness in each delectable popcorn ball. Creating a taste sensation that is sure to please.

Cheddar Caramel Popcorn Balls
This is a twist on traditional caramel popcorn balls, which I always find way too sweet. So, to fix that, I made cheddar and caramel popcorn balls.
Cheddar Caramel Popcorn Balls

21. Festive Popcorn Balls

Enjoy the simplicity and scrumptiousness of these marshmallow-infused Festive Popcorn Balls that will surely bring joy to your taste buds.

Festive Popcorn Balls
These are quick and easy to make! The best part: no corn syrup! These are made with marshmallows… just like a Rice Krispie treat, except with popcorn.
Festive Popcorn Balls

22. Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls

These Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls offer a perfect blend of crunchiness, saltiness, and sweetness. That will bring big smiles to both kids and grownups alike.

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls
These easy-to-make, crunchy, salty-sweet treats on sticks will put big smiles on the faces of both grownups and kids at your Halloween party.
Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls

23. S’mores Popcorn Balls

Experience perfection with S’mores Popcorn Balls, where sweet and salty kettle corn creates a delightful crunch and a hint of chewiness.

S’mores Popcorn Balls
The marshmallow fluff makes the popcorn irresistible alone but paired with crushed graham crackers and then dipped in Hershey’s chocolate chips, they are downright addictive.
S’mores Popcorn Balls

24. Popcorn Snowballs

Savor the combination of sweetness, crunchiness, and gooeyness with Popcorn Snowballs. A delicious snack and the perfect party favor or holiday treat.

Popcorn Snowballs
Since I wanted to make them extra festive, I went with blue sanding sugar, jumbo snowflake sprinkles, and a variety of blue M&M’s.
Popcorn Snowballs

25. Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls

The combination of salty popcorn with a creamy peanut butter marshmallow sauce. Creates a perfect balance of sweet and salty, resulting in a delectable snack.

Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls
Salty popcorn is combined with a creamy peanut butter marshmallow sauce for a scrumptious, sweet, and salty snack.
Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls

26. Spicy Popcorn Balls

Elevating the classic treat, these Spicy Popcorn Balls feature a clever twist: a chipotle-infused caramel coating. We recommend stirring constantly for best results.

Spicy Popcorn Balls
Elevating the classic treat, these Spicy Popcorn Balls feature a clever twist: a chipotle-infused caramel coating.
Spicy Popcorn Balls

27. Rocky Road Popcorn Balls

These Rocky Road Popcorn Balls capture the flavors of your favorite ice cream. Transforming them into a chewy and crunchy snack or easy dessert.

Rocky Road Popcorn Balls
Get the kids to help you make these salty-sweet treats that take all the flavors of your favorite ice cream and turn them into a chewy, crunchy snack or easy dessert.
Rocky Road Popcorn Balls

28. Caramel and Peanut Popcorn Balls

Indulge in the perfect harmony of caramel and peanut flavors with these delectable Caramel and Peanut Popcorn Balls.

Caramel and Peanut Popcorn Balls
Indulge in the perfect harmony of caramel and peanut flavors with these delectable Caramel and Peanut Popcorn Balls.
Caramel and Peanut Popcorn Balls

29. Candy Corn Popcorn Balls

Vibrantly colored in orange and coated with a creamy candy corn glaze. These Candy Corn Popcorn Balls are sticky yet not overly chewy.

Candy Corn Popcorn Balls
These Candy Corn Popcorn Balls are a vibrant orange color and coated with a creamy candy corn glaze. They're sticky but aren't chewy like traditional popcorn balls.
Candy Corn Popcorn Balls

30. Vanilla Sugar Popcorn Balls

Delight in the simplicity and elegance of Vanilla Sugar Popcorn Balls. Enjoy the timeless appeal of vanilla in every bite of these delightful popcorn balls.

Vanilla Sugar Popcorn Balls
With a super satisfying, buttery crunch, our Vanilla Sugar cookies are filled with red and green sprinkles—ideal for any winter celebration.
Vanilla Sugar Popcorn Balls

31. Ornament Popcorn Balls

These Ornament Popcorn Balls resemble colorful ornaments, bringing a playful and joyful atmosphere to any gathering.

Ornament Popcorn Balls
These little festive gems are super fun and easy to make with the kiddos!
Ornament Popcorn Balls

32. Fall Popcorn Balls With Reese’s Pieces

Perfect for seasonal festivities or simply as a sweet snack. These Fall Popcorn Balls With Reese’s Pieces are sure to be a hit among both kids and adults alike.

Fall Popcorn Balls with Reese’s Pieces
This is an easy recipe with only four ingredients and no real cooking. Melted marshmallow is very sticky to work with though, which makes it a bit tricky.
Fall Popcorn Balls with Reese’s Pieces

33. Turtle Popcorn Balls

Taste the delight of Turtle Popcorn Balls, where a marshmallow base sets the stage. For the melty goodness of caramel bits and chocolate chips.

Turtle Popcorn Balls
Turtle popcorn balls start with a marshmallow base, then melt in caramel bits and chocolate chips!
Turtle Popcorn Balls

34. Pumpkin Popcorn Balls

Celebrate Halloween with delightfully festive Pumpkin Popcorn Balls. A treat that is sure to please both the young and the young at heart.

Pumpkin Popcorn Balls
Celebrate Halloween with delightfully festive Pumpkin Popcorn Balls, a treat that is sure to please both the young and the young at heart.
Pumpkin Popcorn Balls

35. Firecracker Popcorn Balls

Ignite your taste buds with the explosive flavors of Firecracker Popcorn Balls. A fun and tasty treat perfect for Independence Day celebrations.

Firecracker Popcorn Balls
This is a fun and easy kitchen project that the kids can help with. They’ll love drizzling the blue and red melted candy coating over the popcorn balls and sprinkling them with red and blue sprinkles.
Firecracker Popcorn Balls

36. Cinnamon Bun Popcorn Balls

With the warm and comforting essence of cinnamon buns infused into every bite. These Cinnamon Bun Popcorn Balls offer a sweet and aromatic experience.

Cinnamon Bun Popcorn Balls
The brilliant thing about this recipe is coconut butter. Not only does it help create the sticky texture you’d expect from popcorn balls, it also adds a creamy cinnamon bun icing flavor when combined with vanilla and cinnamon.
Cinnamon Bun Popcorn Balls

37. Frosted Marshmallow Popcorn Balls

Delight in the gooey goodness of Frosted Marshmallow Popcorn Balls, where melted marshmallows and butter bind together this delectable treat.

Frosted Marshmallow Popcorn Balls
Held together with a mixture of melted marshmallows and butter, and dipped in Frosting, these Marshmallow Popcorn Balls make great treats for kids, especially around Halloween!
Frosted Marshmallow Popcorn Balls

38. M&M Popcorn Balls

These easy and delicious M&M Popcorn Balls are sure to be a hit among both kids and adults. Offering a perfect balance of sweetness and texture.

M&M Popcorn Balls
This sweet treat harnesses the perks of popcorn and the crispy chocolatey goodness of M&Ms.
M&M Popcorn Balls

39. Toffee Pecan Popcorn Balls With Chocolate Drizzle

Elevate your holiday gatherings with the indulgent delight of Toffee Pecan Popcorn Balls With Chocolate Drizzle. These decadent treats boast a rich and nutty flavor.

Toffee Pecan Popcorn Balls with Chocolate Drizzle
Rich, nutty, and drizzled in dark chocolate, these popcorn balls will be a hit at all your holiday gatherings!
Toffee Pecan Popcorn Balls with Chocolate Drizzle

40. Strawberry Popcorn Balls

Dive into the whimsical delight of Strawberry Popcorn Balls. Featuring the vibrant flavors of strawberry gelatin and the playful touch of sprinkles. Stir to coat with the strawberry gelatin.

Strawberry Popcorn Balls
This popcorn ball recipe uses strawberry gelatin and sprinkles to create a fun pink treat! Make this easy dessert today in only 15 minutes.
Strawberry Popcorn Balls

41. Rainbow Popcorn Balls

Experience the joyous burst of colors with this easy Rainbow Popcorn Balls recipe. Enjoy the playful combination of colors and flavors in every bite.

Rainbow Popcorn Balls
How to Make Rainbow Popcorn Balls with marshmallow! This easy DIY recipe walks you through how to make colored popcorn balls using food dye and karo syrup!
Rainbow Popcorn Balls

42. Cinnamon Buttered Rum Popcorn Balls

This Cinnamon Buttered Rum Popcorn Balls recipe will tantalize your taste buds. With warm notes of cinnamon and a hint of boozy rum. Cover with plastic wrap when ready to store and when they have cooled slightly.

Cinnamon Buttered Rum Popcorn Balls
An adult version of the classic popcorn ball, featuring the addition of cinnamon and rum for a buttery, boozy, chewy Halloween treat!
Cinnamon Buttered Rum Popcorn Balls

43. Sweet and Salty Popcorn Balls

Satisfy your cravings with the perfect balance of sweetness and saltiness in these Sweet and Salty Popcorn Balls. Perfect for snacking or sharing with friends and family.

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Balls
Now, these Sweet & Salty Popcorn Balls really aren’t difficult to make, and if you can make a marshmallow cereal treat, then you can make these popcorn balls.
Sweet and Salty Popcorn Balls

44. Cookies and Cream Popcorn Balls

This easy recipe combines the crunch of popcorn with the creamy goodness of crushed cookies. Creating a heavenly treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth. Remove unpopped kernels from popped corn.

Cookies and Cream Popcorn Balls
This easy recipe combines the crunch of popcorn with the creamy goodness of crushed cookies, creating a heavenly treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth.
Cookies and Cream Popcorn Balls

45. Oreo Popcorn Balls

Delight in the combination of Oreo cookies and popcorn with these Oreo Popcorn Balls. A crowd-pleaser that the whole family will enjoy.

Oreo Popcorn Balls
Oreo popcorn balls are a quick and easy no-bake cookie recipe that the whole family will love. These delicious treats only take 15 minutes to make, and they are perfect for a party or any other special occasion.
Oreo Popcorn Balls

46. Caramel Apple Popcorn Balls

Each bite is a delightful combination of sweet and crunchy. Making it hard to resist these mouth-watering Caramel Apple Popcorn Balls. Use a candy thermometer for the best results.

Caramel Apple Popcorn Balls
Imagine apple-infused caramel drizzled over a bed of fluffy white air-popped popcorn and formed into mouth-watering popcorn balls that you can’t stop eating!
Caramel Apple Popcorn Balls

47. Candy Apple Popcorn Balls

Coated in a sweet candy apple glaze. These popcorn balls offer a delectable combination of caramelized sugar and the satisfying crunch of popcorn. Add food coloring to create festive treats with this popcorn mixture.

Candy Apple Popcorn Balls
Spiced apple and popcorn balls dipped in traditional candy apple coating.
Candy Apple Popcorn Balls

48. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios Popcorn Balls

Satisfy your cravings with the combination of chocolate, peanut butter, and Cheerios. In these delightful Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios Cereal Popcorn Balls.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios Popcorn Balls
These easy popcorn balls get a big burst of flavor thanks to the addition of new Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios Popcorn Balls

49. Healthy Dark Chocolate Popcorn Balls

Made with wholesome ingredients like popcorn, dark chocolate, and peanut butter. These Healthy Dark Chocolate Popcorn Balls offer a delicious and healthier dessert option. Stir in vanilla extract for added flavor.

Healthy Dark Chocolate Popcorn Balls
These healthy dark chocolate popcorn balls are an easy, delicious treat!
Healthy Dark Chocolate Popcorn Balls

50. Chocolate Pretzel and Cherry Popcorn Balls

Enjoy the satisfying crunch of pretzels and the burst of sweetness from the cherries. All enveloped in a luscious coating of dark chocolate. Store these popcorn balls at room temperature.

Chocolate Pretzel and Cherry Popcorn Balls
Incorporating honey, peanut butter, dark chocolate, pretzels, and dried cherries – they have a perfect blend of sweet vs savory.
Chocolate Pretzel and Cherry Popcorn Balls

51. White Chocolate Popcorn Balls

Elevate your holiday treat tray with these White Chocolate Popcorn Balls. The addition of holiday sprinkles adds a festive touch, making them a perfect treat for any celebration.

Spray hands with cooking spray to easily form balls.

White Chocolate Popcorn Balls
White chocolate and marshmallows make a delicious coating. Holiday sprinkles add a festive touch. This Christmas popcorn ball recipe is an easy no-bake, gluten-free treat that makes an awesome food gift.
White Chocolate Popcorn Balls

52. White Chocolate Funfetti Popcorn Balls

Whether you’re craving something sweet, salty, or both. These White Chocolate Funfetti Popcorn Balls are sure to satisfy your taste buds. Melt chocolate over medium heat and add ½ cup of sprinkles.

White Chocolate Funfetti Popcorn Balls
Whether you're craving something sweet, salty, or both, these White Chocolate Funfetti Popcorn Balls are sure to satisfy your taste buds and bring a smile to your face.
White Chocolate Funfetti Popcorn Balls

53. White Chocolate Cayenne Popcorn Balls

Experience a tantalizing blend of flavors with these White Chocolate Cayenne Popcorn Balls. Embrace the bold flavor fusion of sweet and spicy with these pop popcorn balls. Work quickly for best results.

White Chocolate Cayenne Popcorn Balls
Sweet and spicy popcorn balls with a cayenne-sugar sprinkle.
White Chocolate Cayenne Popcorn Balls

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