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Reindeer Corn Recipe

These sweet and gooey reindeer corn popcorn balls are the perfect treat for Santa’s reindeer! Customize by adding in mix-ins of your choice, like chocolate chips or M&Ms!
Course Candy, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword candy, christmas, reindeer corn
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 reindeer
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 5 cups mini marshmallows
  • 4 cups popped microwave popcorn salted or unsalted
  • 1 cup sanding sugar green and/or red


  • Melt butter completely in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add in 5 cups of mini marshmallows. Stir and melt the marshmallows down completely. Turn off the heat once the marshmallows start to fully melt.
  • In a large bowl, add 4 cups of popped popcorn and mix with marshmallows until fully coated.
  • Scoop out 1-1 ½ inch popcorn balls and place them onto wax paper to cool.
  • Sprinkle popcorn balls with colored sugar (sanding sugar). I used green and red for Christmas colors.
  • Allow popcorn balls to cool before putting them out for Santa!