Pat Duran Recipe

Valentine Popcorn Treat

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
makes 16 cups
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Pat's Story

This should be called choose a color popcorn treat- as you can use this recipe for any holiday or special occasion you like just change up the color of jello you use. Kids and husbands love this treat!

Ingredients

12 c
popped popcorn
14 oz
can eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
3 oz
package cherry or strawberry jello, use dry

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 300^. Line a large shallow roasting pan with heavy foil, extending foil over edges of pan. Butter or spray foil.
Remove all unpopped popcorn. Pour popcorn into prepared pan. Keep warm in oven.
Combine sweetened condensed milk and dry gelatin in medium saucepan. Heat and stir over low heat until mixture is slightly thickened and bubbly, about 5 minutes.
Pour mixture over popcorn. Stir gently to coat using a long handled wooden spoon. Bake 20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Carefully turn out onto large pieces of lightly buttered foil. Cool. Break into pieces or clusters.
2
Note: to make it cherry chocolate popcorn:
Use cherry jello mix. when it is finished drizzle dark or light or white chocolate over all and let stand until set. Munch away.
Melt chocolate in microwave with 1 Tablespoon of solid Crisco until you able to drizzle it. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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13 Comments

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Feb 5, 2015 - Pat Duran shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
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Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Feb 10, 2013
Thanks for sharing Stormy and Christine..hugs
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Feb 10, 2013 - Christine Fernandez shared this recipe with discussion group: Kiss the Chef