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4 Ingredient Healthy Popcorn Balls

  • Author: Ellie
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 9 balls 1x
  • Category: Snack


Made with popcorn, dates, sunflower seed butter, and dark chocolate, these healthy popcorn balls are easy to make and even more fun to eat! 


  • 3 ounces Made in Nature Dates
  • 2 Tablespoons Wild Friends Organic Honey Sunflower Butter
  • 1 bag Quinn Snacks Sea Salt Microwave Popcorn
  • 1.3 ounces Alter Eco Dark Super Blackout Chocolate


  1. Place dates in a food processor and process until a paste forms.
  2. Add sunflower butter and processes. You should end up with a very thick caramel paste. Add 1 Tablespoon of warm water to slightly thin out the caramel.
  3. Make microwave popcorn according to package directions.
  4. Place popcorn in a bowl and add date caramel, stirring until the popcorn is evenly coated.
  5. With slightly damp hands, form popcorn into balls. Place in the fridge for 10 minutes to set.
  6. Using a double boiler or microwave, melt the chocolate.
  7. Drizzle the chocolate over the popcorn balls and place back in the fridge to set the chocolate.
  8. Enjoy!

Keywords: popcorn, chocolate, sunflower seed butter, nut butter