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Jello Popcorn

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

Ingredients

Scale
  • FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL COLOR OF JELLO…
  • 8 cups of popped popcorn
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 3 T of corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup of  light brown sugar
  • 1 small package of jello – this time we will use, 1 blue and 1 red – for patriotic purposes

Instructions

  1. REPEAT THIS PROCESS for each color
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  3. In a saucepan, over medium heat…melt the butter, add corn syrup, and brown sugar. Mix together
  4. Add the jello and stir in. Bring to a boil, then turn the heat down to a simmer for 5 minutes. Stirring occasionally
  5. Spread the popcorn out onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper  – or – a greased baking sheet
  6. Pour the one of you packages of jello mixture over the popcorn and spread around to coat the popcorn that didn’t get some yummy jello mixture
  7. Pop this into the oven for about 10-15 minutes
  8. Let cool

Notes

  • You can change this to go with any holiday or celebration just by changing the colors.
  • *For patriotic purposes, I also added plain white popcorn into the mix. I just used equal amounts of white, red and blue.