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jell-o glazed popcorn ( balls )

a recipe by
Linda Rupp
Farmington, TN

This can be form into popcorn balls. For Halloween, I've used orange jello. Poking in gummie worms, makes these Wormy Popcorn Balls - make 'em green using lime jello !

serves Makes 6 quarts
prep time 40 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For jell-o glazed popcorn ( balls )

  • 8 c
    popped popcorn
  • 1/4 c
    butter or margarine
  • 3 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar or granulated sugar
  • 1 pkg
    jell-o - any flavor

How To Make jell-o glazed popcorn ( balls )

  • 1
    Place popped corn into a large bowl, Heat butter and syrup in a small sauce pan over low heat. Stir in brown sugar, and Jell-o; bring to a boil over medium heat. reduce heat to low and gently simmer for 5 minutes. Pour syrup over popcorn, tossing to coat.
  • 2
    Spread corn on foil lined 15 x 10 x 1 inch pan, using forks spread out evenly. bake in a heated 300 degree oven for 10 mins. Remove from pan and break into small pieces.
  • 3
    Or form into balls & if you want insert gummie worms or other creepy crawlies and re-shapeinto round balls. Great for Halloween or a boys birthday party. Source: 1988 Jell-O Fun & Fabulous Recipes