Wild Berry Popcorn Balls


Prep Time: 
Prep: 15 minutes, Cook: 12 minutes
Number of Servings: 
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  1. Heat oil in a large pot and pop corn according to package directions.
  2. Place popped corn in a large mixing bowl. Add the snack mixes.
  3. Place the barley malt and maple syrup in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the flame to medium-low and simmer, stirring frequently for 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. Pour the hot syrup over the popped corn mixture. Mix thoroughly until all popcorn mixture is completely coated with syrup.
  6. Pour 1 cup cold water into a small bowl. Lightly moisten your hands with the cold water.
  7. Take a handful of the popcorn mixture and form it into a ball while packing firmly with you hands, just like you would if making a snowball.
  8. Repeat the above steps, making sure to moisten your hands before making each ball.
  9. Wrap the balls in wax paper or baking paper, or place in a covered container and freeze until the syrup hardens.


 These whole grain popcorn balls make a healthier breakfast treat than pastries.

Nutrition Info: 

226 calories, 18 g fat (52% calories from fat), 5 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 106 mg sodium