Popcorn Balls Snack Recipe for Diabetes and Kidney Diets

This festive popcorn makes a great treat for snacking!


1/2 cup butter

40 large marshmallows

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

16 cups unsalted popcorn, popped

1/2 tsp red or green food coloring (optional)

Place butter and marshmallows in a saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring until melted. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and optional food coloring.

Place popped popcorn in a large bowl. Pour in marshmallow and stir.

To make these into balls, grease hands with butter and form popcorn balls about the size of a baseball. Place on wax pepr to cool. Serve or store wrapped in plastic wrap.

Nutrition per serving for 1 ball:

232 calories

2 grams protein

29 grams carbohydrate

13 grams fat

26 mg cholesterol

113 mg sodium

37 mg potassium

40 mg phosphorus

3 mg calcium

1.6 grams fiber