Mexican Chocolate Popcorn Balls

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
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  1. Bring 1/4 cup light corn syrup, 2 tablespoons butter, 1 cup confectioners' sugar, 1 cup mini marshmallows, 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon each nutmeg and cayenne pepper, and 1 tablespoon water to a boil in a large pot over medium heat, stirring. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and a pinch of salt. Remove from the heat; using a rubber spatula, stir in 12 cups popcorn and 1 more cup mini marshmallows. Butter your hands, then shape into balls and roll in cinnamon sugar.