Valentine’s Jello Popcorn Balls

heart-shaped Valentine's Jello Popcorn BallsSometimes you need a fun treat that doesn’t require a lot of time or ingredients! These Jell-o popcorn balls are great for that! Use a red flavor and shape into hearts for a great Valentine’s Day treat that kids are SURE to love!
Jello Valentine's Heart-Shaped Popcorn BallsThe only thing even remotely tricky about making these sweet Valentine’s treats is that you have to work quickly. Because of that, I don’t have any process photos for  you. But, I promise that it’s easy. You just need to have everything out & ready to go…and work quickly once you get going. This whole project came together in no time and you might even have all the ingredients in your pantry/baking supplies. Little Brother sure was excited to wake up from his nap to find such an irresistible sweet treat. He was so good to pose for a picture before gobbling down his heart-shaped popcorn! Valentine's Day Treat via momendeavors.comHere’s the easy recipe:

Valentine's Jello Popcorn Balls
 
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These Jello Popcorn balls are easy to make and perfect for Valentine's Day by shaping into hearts!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 10-12
Ingredients
  • 1 C corn syrup
  • ¾ C white sugar
  • 1 3oz box of Jell-O
  • 10 C popped popcorn
Instructions
  1. Pour corn syrup and sugar into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  2. Pour in Jell-O, stirring until dissolved.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  4. Dump the popcorn into a large bowl and pour the Jell-O mixture over the top, stirring to make sure the popcorn is well-coated.
  5. Grease your hands and for into balls (or hearts).
  6. Lay formed shapes on wax paper to harden/set. Store in individually wrapped packages or an air-tight container.
Notes
Any red-colored Jell-O flavor should work. I used raspberry for these.

Fun, right?  Now, how about 11 more sweet Valentine treats?! It’s the 12 of the month, so that means it’s time for another #12bloggers post! 12 blog­gers, 12 months, 12 themes, with 12 ingre­di­ents or less, posted on the 12th of the month! Last month was quick & healthy meals and this month we’re showcasing all of these lovely treats…Valentine's Day Treats
Easy Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Hearts from Choosing Love

Sweetheart Popcorn from A Night Owl

Queen of Hearts Chex Mix from Bless This Mess

Valentine’s Chocolate Chip Cookies from Around My Family Table

Heart Shaped Pretzels from Betsy Life

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Strawberry Maple Syrup from Eat Your Heart Out

Heart Shaped Strawberry Shortcake from See Vanessa Craft

Mini Heart-Shaped Monkey Bread from Home Cooking Memories

Raspberry Cream Tart from A Little Claireification

Rice Crispy Hearts from The Rebel Chick

Nutella Filled Conversation Hearts from Million Moments

Don’t those all look so fun?! Be sure to head over to each site to get directions and pin the recipes for later! And, stay tuned for the 12th of March where we’ll be back with another fun themed recipe day!

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