Popcorn Wreath
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Popcorn Wreath

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

12
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
35 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

16 cups popped popcorn

8 ounces small red and green gumdrops

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1 (10- to 10.5-ounce) bag marshmallows

4 to 6 drops green food color, if desired

 

Red and green fruit leather

Red gumdrops

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

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

Tip #1

Place butter and marshmallows in bowl; microwave 3 minutes. Stir well. Continue microwaving at 15 second intervals, stirring well, until smooth.

Tip #2

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

Nutrition

260Calories
8Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
90Sodium (mg)
46Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  December 12, 2012

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

— says Holly
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