Christmas popcorn teddy bear

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
18 cups Popped popcorn
1 cup Light corn syrup
½ cup Sugar
1 pack (4-serving size) Jell-O brand gelatin; strawberry or lime flavor
\N \N Jelly beans or gumdrops (optional)
\N \N Ribbon (optional)

PLACE popcorn in large greased bowl. Combine corn syrup and sugar in medium saucepan. Bring to full rolling boil, stirring constantly; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in gelatin until dissolved. Pour over popcorn; toss to coat well. Cool 5 minutes.

FORM about ⅔ of the popcorn mixture into 2 balls, one larger than the other, forming bear's body and head. Shape remaining popcorn into arms, legs and ears; attach to body and head. Use jelly beans or gumdrops for eyes and nose. Attach ribbon bow tie, if desired.

Popcorn Balls: Prepare popcorn mixture as directed; shape into 2-inch balls. Makes about 2 dozen popcorn balls.

NOTE: For ease in handling, grease hands slightly before shaping popcorn mixture into desired shapes.

MAKES 1 large teddy bear, Prep time: 20 minutes From <FavoriteRecipes:Jell-OEasyEntertaining>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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