You can make different colored and flavored popcorns with this recipe for Glazed Popcorn. Try the patriotic version below.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Yield: 8 cups glazed popcorn
- 8 cups popped popcorn
- 1/4 cup butter
- 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 3 ounce package gelatin, your favorite flavor or color
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line a 15x10x1-inch pan with aluminum foil. Place popcorn in large bowl. Heat butter and syrup in small saucepan over low heat. Stir in sugar and gelatin; bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and gently simmer for 5 min. Pour syrup immediately over popcorn, tossing to coat well. Spread evenly. Bake in preheated 300 degrees F oven for 10 min. Cool. Remove from pan and break into small pieces.
U.S. Patriotic Popcorn
Triple the above recipe using 2 different flavors, such as Red and Blue. Layer them in a trifle bowl with plain popcorn in between. Serve any leftover popcorn at another time.