Popcorn Wreath

Popcorn Wreath

Old-fashioned popcorn balls become a fun centerpiece when formed into a wreath.

20 min.prep time 35 min.total time
12 servings
1 Rating

Ingredients

16 cups popped popcorn
8 ounces small red and green gumdrops
1 (10- to 10.5-ounce) bag marshmallows
4 to 6 drops green food color, if desired
Red and green fruit leather
Red gumdrops

Directions

Butter 10-inch Bundt® or angel food cake (tube) pan; set aside. Place popcorn and gumdrops in large roasting pan; set aside.

Combine butter and marshmallows in 4-quart saucepan. Cook, stirring frequently, over low heat until marshmallows have melted and mixture is smooth. Add green good color; stir until well mixed. Pour over popcorn-gumdrop mixture in pan; mix well to coat.

Press popcorn mixture, using buttered fingers or wooden spoon, into prepared pan until even with edges of pan. Let cool 15 minutes; remove from pan, using spatula if needed to release sides. Place onto serving plate.

To decorate, make bow with red fruit leather and holly leaves with green fruit leather. Use red gumdrops for berries. Gently press decorations onto popcorn wreath.

VARIATION:
Popcorn Balls: Shape popcorn and gumdrop mixture into popcorn balls.

Recipe Tip

Place butter and marshmallows in large microwave-safe bowl; microwave on HIGH (100% power) 3 minutes. Stir well. Continue microwaving at 15 second intervals, stirring well, until smooth.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 260

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 90mg

Carbohydrates: 46g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #14584©2009Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Turned out perfectly!!! Giving out for Christmas gifts.

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