How to Make Popcorn Balls {caramel, gluten-free}, caramel popcorn balls, halloween popcorn balls
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How to Make Popcorn Balls {gluten-free}

Drizzled with white and milk chocolate, these caramel popcorn balls are as pretty as they are delicious. If you don't know how to make popcorn balls, then you're in for a treat. These are a super fun family cooking project! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert, gluten free
Keyword caramel popcorn balls, halloween popcorn balls, how to make popcorn balls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 399kcal
Author Delicious Everyday



  • Cover a cookie sheet with parchment or wax paper and lightly spray with oil.
  • Prepare your popcorn. If popping your own popcorn, use as little oil as possible. If using prepared popcorn, use low salt.
  • Put cooked popcorn into a large bowl and set aside.
  • In a saucepan, add the remaining ingredients place on medium heat.
  • Bring to a boil and stir for about 2 min. Do not overcook. (Be very careful the mixture is hot.)
  • Let it sit for 2 min and pour over the popcorn.
  • Using a large spoon, stir until the popcorn is coated.
  • Let the mixture set for a couple of minutes.
  • Using spray oil, spray your hands, and form the popcorn into balls. (Popcorn will be hot.)
  • Place popcorn balls on the cookie sheet.
  • When cool, put sticks into popcorn balls. Be careful not to split the ball.
  • Decorate with melted chocolates.


Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 125mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 0.7mg