*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      “Beary” Christmas Popcorn Snacks
 
 Recipe By     : Sue Klapper
 Serving Size  : 17   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Gifts From The Kitchen           Snacks
                 Food For Kids
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   16      cups          popcorn -- popped
    4      cups          miniature marshmallows
      1/4  cup           butter or margarine
    2      tablespoons   milk
      1/2  cup           smooth peanut butter
    1      tablespoon    vanilla extract
    1      teaspoon      salt
                         miniature chocolate chips
                         red cinnamon candies
                         ribbon to decorate
 
 Place popcorn in a very large bowl.  In a medium saucepan, combine
 marshmallows, butter and milk.  Stirring constantly, cook over low heat
 until marshmallows are melted.  Remove from heat and stir in peanut
 butter, vanilla, and salt.  Pour marshmallow mixture over popcorn and
 stir until evenly coated.  Using lightly greased hands, press about 1/2
 cup popcorn mixture into a 4 - 1/2 inch bear shaped mold.  Transfer to
 waxed paper.  Press 2 chocoalte chips and 1 candy into bear for eyes and
 nose. Repeat with remaining popcorn mixture.  Cool completely.  Tie
 ribbon around neck of each bear.  Source:  Christmas Cheer
 
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