I was happy to enjoy the Parent's magazine from it's beginning. This was one of the recipes I enjoyed over and over.
Parent's magazine 1982
1/2 peanut butter (choose a safe one)
1 10 ounces bag of mini marshmallows
10 cups of freshly popped popcorn unsalted
1/2 cup chocolate chips
Melt butter in heavy kettle, stir in peanut butter and marshmallows.
Heat very slowly, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth; remove from heat. Stir in popcorn, stir until evenly coated.
Now comes the fun, kids can help. Butter your hands lightly, take a full tablespoon of the popcorn, flatten into a popcorn dollar.
Place on wax paper and top with a 2 or 4 chocolate chips.
Let stand until nice firm popcorn dollars. If popcorn starts to harden in the pan, turn on low and stir until it's warm.
makes 3 1/2 dozen
These are tiny and perfect for tiny hands. We loved making these.