Popcorn Wreath

Popcorn Wreath
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Old-fashioned popcorn balls become a fun centerpiece when formed into a wreath.
20 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time
12 servings

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

Directions

  1. Butter 10-inch Bundt® or angel food cake (tube) pan; set aside. Place popcorn and gumdrops in large roasting pan; set aside.
  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. 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. Create bow with red fruit leather and holly leaves with green fruit leather. Use red gumdrops for berries. Gently press decorations onto popcorn wreath.
  5. Variation:
  6. Popcorn Balls:Shape popcorn and gumdrop mixture into popcorn balls.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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

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