Valentine Popcorn Treat

Pat Duran Recipe

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

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!


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Serves:
makes 16 cups
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Ingredients

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

Directions

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!