Celebration Patriotic Jello Popcorn Recipe

Jello Popcorn is delicious and fun - You can use patriotic colors for Fourth of July, Memorial Day, and Labor Day fun foods - KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

This popcorn is so delicious. I had to bring it out of the archives and put it on display. It’s a great one for upcoming celebrations!

Warning – This jello popcorn is one of those addictive, delicious, can’t stop eating it, get it away from me, kind of snacks! Last week, my good friend, Jori, brought heaps of this jello popcorn in three different brown paper bags to the drive in movie. It’s funny, the camping chairs almost immediately formed a perfect semi-circle right around the bags of popcorn! Yes, my chair was one of them! The fun thing is you can color it any shade of jello. Modify it for all of your different holidays, and occasions. Here’s the recipe:

Jello Popcorn is delicious and fun - You can use patriotic colors for Fourth of July, Memorial Day, and Labor Day fun foods - KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

Jello Popcorn
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. For each color
  2. 8 cups of popped popcorn
  3. 1/2 stick of butter
  4. 3 T of corn syrup
  5. 1/2 cup of  light brown sugar
  6. 1 small package of jello of blue and red - for patriotic purposes
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a saucepan, over medium heat...melt the butter, add corn syrup, and brown sugar. Mix together
  3. Add the jello and stir in. Bring to a boil, then turn the heat down to a simmer for 5 minutes. Stirring occasionally
  4. Spread the popcorn out onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper  - or - a greased baking sheet
  5. Pour the jello mixture over the popcorn and spread around to coat the popcorn that didn't get some yummy jello mixture
  6. Pop this into the oven for about 10-15 minutes
  7. Let cool
Notes
  1. You can change this to go with any holiday or celebration just by changing the colors.
  2. *For patriotic purposes, I also added plain white popcorn into the mix. I just used equal amounts of white, red and blue.
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Jello Popcorn is delicious and fun - You can use patriotic colors for Fourth of July, Memorial Day, and Labor Day fun foods - KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

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 Jello Popcorn Recipe. This is the most delicious popcorn! What a fun idea to color it blue, and red. Patriotic popcorn for summertime dinners!


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