Easy Spider-Man Popcorn Balls Recipe

My son is an avid fan of Spider-Man. It’s all he’s been able to talk about for weeks, so I decided to make it special with some yummy Spider-Man Popcorn Balls for our viewing party.

Spider-Man Popcorn Balls
Why not make your viewing party a little more special with these treats!

Let’s make easy spider-man popcorn balls recipe

These Spider-man Popcorn Balls are absolutely delicious! Popcorn brings a little bit of the movie theater magic to home viewings! Check out the recipe card, below! I am going to show you how to make popcorn balls, and then how to make them fit the theme of this AMAZING movie. From there, you’ll be able to make popcorn balls for any movie!

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We used ACT II popcorn for this recipe! ACT II popcorn adds whole grain to your diet while satisfying your popcorn craving.
Spider-Man Popcorn Balls Party Favor
Spider-man-themed popcorn treats? Yes, please!

easy Spider-Man Popcorn Balls ingredients

Here is what you need to make these Spider-Man popcorn balls:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 10 oz. bag mini marshmallows
  • Red food coloring
  • 1 1/2 bags ACT II popcorn
  • Clear treat bags
  • Permanent marker

directions to Make Spider-man Popcorn Balls recipe

Step 1

Start by melting the butter on medium-low heat.

Step 2

Once it is fully melted, add water and food coloring and mix until combined. Add the package of marshmallows and cook, stirring continuously, until melted.

Step 3

Pour in the popcorn and use a wooden spoon to ensure it is coated in the marshmallow mixture.

Step 4

Rub butter on your hands and then shape the popcorn into balls, placing it on a sheet of wax paper to cool.

Step 5

While the popcorn is cooling, grab your treat bags and use a permanent marker to draw the Spider-Man symbol onto the front.

Step 6

Once the popcorn balls are ready, add them to a bag and secure them with a curling ribbon.

Variations in making popcorn balls

This recipe is also perfect for super bowl snacks just dye the popcorn in team colors!

You may also swap this recipe out for Halloween popcorn by dying the popcorn orange! The spider still works for a spooky treat!

Another delicious twist on this recipe is to make strawberry popcorn. Honestly, you can be as creative as you can be. Your movie nights will never be the same.

Yield: serves 6

Easy Spider-Man Popcorn Balls Recipe

Spider-Man Popcorn Balls Party Favor

Popcorn Balls! This sweet and not-too sticky treat is perfect for movie nights! These Popcorn Balls are Spider-Man themed, but you can really go for anything! All it takes is the right food coloring, a marker, and a little creativity.

Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 10 oz. bag mini marshmallows
  • Red food coloring
  • 1 1/2 bags ACT II popcorn
  • Clear treat bags
  • Permanent marker

Instructions

  1. Start by melting the butter on medium-low heat.
  2. Once it is fully melted, add water and food coloring and mix until combined.
  3. Add the package of marshmallows and cook, stirring continuously, until melted.
  4. Pour in the popcorn and use a wooden spoon to ensure it is coated in the marshmallow mixture.
  5. Rub butter on your hands and then shape the popcorn into balls, placing it on a sheet of wax paper to cool.
  6. While the popcorn is cooling, grab your treat bags and use a permanent marker to draw the Spider-Man symbol onto the front.
  7. Once the popcorn balls are cool and firm, add to a bag and secure with a curling ribbon.

Did you make this Spider-man popcorn balls recipe? What did your family think?

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