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Fruity Popcorn Balls

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6

Here´s a great gift for kids to take home after a winter party. Fruit-flavored gelatin adds color and flavor to these popcorn balls; choose your favorite flavor. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

6
cups popped popcorn
1/3
cup sugar
1
(3-oz.) pkg. fruit-flavored gelatin
2
tablespoons light corn syrup
1/2
cup margarine or butter
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
cup gummi bear candies

Steps

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    MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Place popcorn in large microwave-safe bowl. In 4-cup microwave-safe measuring cup, combine sugar, gelatin, corn syrup, margarine and salt. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes. Stir; microwave on HIGH for an additional 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture comes to a rolling boil. Stir in baking soda. Immediately pour over popcorn mixture; mix well. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Cool 2 minutes. Stir in gummi bear candies.
  • 2
    Using buttered hands, quickly and firmly press mixture into 6 balls. Wrap each ball in plastic wrap.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Popcorn ball
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
32g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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