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two cups of marshmallow popcorn
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Marshmallow Popcorn Recipe

Marshmallow popcorn is an easy and delicious gourmet popcorn recipe.
Cook Time5 mins
Cooling Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minutes or less, candy, chocolate, treat
Servings: 8 cups
Calories: 514kcal


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 10 oz bag mini marshmallows (about 4.5 cups)
  • 2 bags microwave popcorn popped
  • toppings - candies sprinkles, pretzels, etc.


  • Add the butter, sugar and corn syrup to a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil.
    melted butter, syrup and sugar in a pot
  • Add the vanilla, and stir to combine, then remove from heat.
    making a caramel sauce
  • Pour the butter mixture over a bowl of popped popcorn and marshmallows and stir with a wooden spoon until everything is coated evenly.
    pouring caramel sauce over popcorn
  • It’s ready to be eaten straight from the bowl, but if you want to add toppings, lay the popcorn on a baking sheet to cool. (I like to line my baking sheet with wax paper sprayed with cooking spray.) Once the popcorn is cool, sprinkle on the toppings, then fold the popcorn back into the bowl.
    popcorn on a baking sheet
  • Eat and enjoy!
    finished marshmallow popcorn in small white bowls


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 377mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 749IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg