October 26, 2006 - Posted at 10:30 a.m. CST
Jonesboro, AR - Sweet treats for Halloween - simple, fun, and homemade!
12 cups of Popped Popcorn / 1 cup of light corn syrup / 1/2 cup sugar / 1 pkg. of Jello, any flavor
Place Popped Popcorn into large bowl, Mix syrup and sugar in saucepan over medium heat, bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add gelatin; stir until dissolved. Pour over popcorn; mix well. Cool for about 5 minutes. Makes about 18 balls.
Tip: Spray hands with non-stick cooking spray so the popcorn doesn't stick.
Crispy Treat Balls-
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine / 3 cups Mini Marshmallows / 4 cups of Golden Crisp Cereal
Melt butter in large saucepan on low heat. Add marshmallows; cook until melted stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add cereal and peanuts; mix well. Shape into around 12 balls.
Tip: Spray hands with non-stick cooking spray so the cereal doesn't stick.
24 baked cupcakes / or store bought (saves time) / cool whip/ chocolate sprinkles/ black licorice/ small candies for the eyes