5 craft projects to keep the kids busy this summer -

Jello Popcorn Balls

make popcorn balls that taste like candy by using jello
Servings 12 -16 popcorn balls
Author Liz -


  • 12 cups popped corn 2 bags microwave popcorn
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup light Karo syrup
  • 1 3 oz package Jello - any flavor


  1. Add popped corn to a large bowl.
  2. Combine sugar, syrup and Jello in sauce pan over medium high heat.
  3. Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly.
  4. Cook until all sugar and jello are dissolved.
  5. Pour over popcorn.
  6. Mix until all popcorn is coated. (it all goes to the bottom of the bowl so keep scrapping)
  7. Cool slightly
  8. Butter hands and form into popcorn balls