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Slime Popcorn Recipe

A quick and easy Halloween popcorn recipe called slime popcorn with candy eyeballs. It's so much fun to make.  This recipe makes easy popcorn balls too. Parents, let your kid bring this Halloween popcorn to school!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword halloween popcorn, halloween popcorn balls, popcorn balls, slime popcorn
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author April


  • 8 cups of popcorn 2 bags of microwave popcorn about 10 cups
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 16 oz marshmallow
  • 6 drops green food coloring Add less or more drops until you achieve your desired color.
  • Pack of candy eyeballs You can find candy eyes at Walmart or a craft store.


  • Remove all of the kernels from the cooked popcorn. Melt butter and brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring often. Spray a wooden spoon or spatula with cooking spray the marshmallows(the spray will keep the marshmallows and popcorn from sticking to the spoon). Stir until marshmallows are melted. Add a few drops of food coloring to the pot and stir until color is evenly distributed. Add popcorn and candy and combine until evenly coated.
  • To make easy popcorn balls, spray hands with cooking spray. Form into a ball right away before. Serve or, wrap each ball with plastic wrap and store at room temperature. Best if eaten within 2 days.



The popcorn will stretch right after it's done the cooking.  It will not stretch once it has cooled down. 
Store the slime popcorn in an airtight container. It's best to eat within 3 days of storage. 
Post updated: 9/28/2019