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Popcorn Party Balls

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  • Prep

    35 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    45 m
Recipe by  sal

“Popcorn is coated in a corn syrup, brown sugar, fruity gelatin mixture and combined with honey roasted peanuts in these bountiful popcorn balls.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 36 small balls

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Directions

  1. Place popcorn in a large shallow pan or dish.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring corn syrup and brown sugar to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in gelatin until dissolved. Stir in peanuts. Pour mixture evenly over popcorn, stirring to coat. When mixture is cool enough to handle, form into 2 inch balls. Let cool on waxed paper until set.

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Reviews (5)

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CRISTY ANDRESON
25

CRISTY ANDRESON

Too sweet, did not stick together well.

jenniferrenae
9

jenniferrenae

These tasted just like the flavored popcorn balls I had as a child. I doubled the batch because I only had the larger size jello box. I think next time I will add another 2 cups of popcorn because I like a little more popcorn to syrup ratio. I found it was easiest to cover the corn with the syrup if I put the corn in a square baking pan and poured the syrup over it. The syrup goes straight to the bottom and in a regular bowl it's hard to get the stuff from the bottom to coat the top. I used spray crisco to coat my hands so the syrup wouldn't stick to me and it was just fine.

Tamara K. Smith
3

Tamara K. Smith

Not Good!! Would NOT stick together & taste wasn't appealing. Will not make again.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (36 total)

  • Calories
  • 75 cal
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 1.9 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs
  • 14.2 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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