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Fruity Popcorn Balls Recipe

Fruity Popcorn Balls

Kids of all ages love popcorn balls! Make these for special treats.

1 cup white corn syrup
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 (3-ounce) package fruit flavored gelatin powder, any flavor
10 cups popped popcorn
1/2 cup butter
In a pan over medium heat, stir together corn syrup and sugar. Bring to a boil; remove from heat. Add gelatin powder and stir until dissolved.
Place the popcorn in a large mixing bowl. Pour syrup-gelatin mixture over the popcorn. Toss until popcorn is coated. Butter hands and form the popcorn into balls. Store on waxed paper or in wax-paper lined, air-tight containers until ready to serve.
Makes 10 servings.

Note: Add dried fruit or peanuts for a special treat.

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