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Popcorn Party Balls

Rated as 3.09 out of 5 Stars
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"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

45 m servings 75
Original recipe yields 36 servings (36 small balls)

Directions

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  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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 75 calories; 1.9 14.2 1.1 0 55 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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 becau...

Most helpful critical review

Too sweet, did not stick together well.

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Too sweet, did not stick together well.

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 becau...

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

Deeeelicious with lime jell-o! I didn't put in the peanuts but in the future I may mix in some Fruity Pebbles cereal. I had planned to "test drive" three popcorn ball recipes tonight(the first...

Omitted the peanuts out of preference, but these taste amazing, and there are so many options with the Jell-O!

I added m&m's. I kept having to oil my hands so it wouldn't stick to my gloves. I'll make them again.

it was hard to get them to stick together at first but I figured out if you let them cool and put butter on your hands it helps. I love love the way they turned out and they taste great!