Barn Dance Popcorn Balls

Barn Dance Popcorn Balls Recipe

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Amy Alusa


A very easy recipe; this comes from a little cookbook I found at a thrift store;called: The Best Little Cookbook in the West; written and compiled by Loaun Werner Vaad, with illustrations and cartoons by Laura Karlen. Ihad never heard of popcorn balls made with Jello; maybe you have. They're pretty good and a fun variation on a classic. Great for 4th of July, as you can color them bright red, white and bright blue! (separately, then combine red white and blue in a popcorn ball)!

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4 qts of popped corn
10 Min
20 Min


1 small
pkg of fruit flavored gelatin
1 c
1 c
white corn syrup
1 tsp
baking soda

How to Make Barn Dance Popcorn Balls


  • 1Mix together and heat to boiling. Take off burner and add soda. Mixture will expand. Pour over approximately 4 qts of popped corn and shape into balls.

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About Barn Dance Popcorn Balls

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Other Tag: For Kids