Jello Popcorn Balls

>> Monday, November 1, 2010

I always associate popcorn balls with Halloween, but children enjoy them anytime.  Even big children. :) This recipe is easy and can be any color you like.

Jello Popcorn Balls
1 c. sugar
1 c. white corn syrup
1  small pkg. jello, any flavor

Place the ingredients in a small saucepan, stir and bring to a boil.  Pour over 6 quarts of popped popcorn and mix well.  Mold into balls.

Notes:  There is a note on this recipe that you can substitute puffed rice for popcorn.  I don't know if they still make puffed rice, but I have done this when my children were very small and couldn't chew popcorn well.
I wet my hands under cold running water to form the balls.  When the popcorn starts to stick, wet hands again.  You can also grease your hands with some butter.

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2 comments:

Tina @ MOMS CRAZY COOKING October 25, 2011 at 11:27 AM  

I've totally made these before! Great Recipe! :-)

Thanks for linky to THIS WEEK'S CRAVINGS! (next week's theme is National Men Make Dinner.... let's see if we can get lots of men in the kitchen cooking!)

Marilyn October 27, 2011 at 7:07 AM  

Ok, this is a 1st for me.. I HAVE to try it.. looks delish.. : ))I would LOVE for you to share this at my Pin'Inspirational Thursday linky party if you dont mind pweeease :))-- TY,, http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com/2011/10/pininspirational-thursdays-linky-party_26.html

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