Sweet treats at Halloween! They’re pretty much a necessity… amiright? I love making homemade gifts and treats and little treat bags for Halloween. A bag of this tasty Halloween Candy Corn Popcorn is sure to be a hit!

Halloween Candy Corn Popcorn

Halloween Candy Corn Popcorn Recipe

Orange & Lemon Candy Corn Ingredients:

8 C popped popcorn, popped (not microwave popcorn)
1/4 C unsalted butter
3 Tbsp. light corn syrup
1/2 C packed light brown sugar
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Orange and Lemon Flavor Gelatin

Vanilla Candy Corn Ingredients: 

12 C popcorn, popped (not microwave popcorn)
1 C sugar
1/2 C unsalted butter
1/4 C light corn syrup
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp vanilla

Extra Ingredients:

1 bag of candy corn
1 bag of chocolate covered sunflower seeds

Candy Corn Directions:

Orange Popcorn:

-Preheat the oven at 300 degrees.
-Pour the  popcorn into a large bowl; set aside.
-Cook butter and syrup in double boiler on low heat until butter is melted.
-Add  in the sugar and  orange jello; stirring until the orange jello is completely dissolved.
-Bring to a boil on medium heat.
-Simmer on low heat 5 min.
-Coat your hands with shortening.
-Pour the mixture immediately over popcorn mixture; toss to coat well.
-Dump the orange  jello coated popcorn onto the prepped cookie sheet.
-Re-coat your hands with shortening if necessary.
-Using your hands spread the popcorn evenly on the lined cookie sheet.
-Bake at 300 degrees for 10 min.
– Allow to cool then remove from the pan.
-Break into small pieces.

Lemon  Popcorn:

-Preheat the oven at 300 degrees.
-Pour the  popcorn into a large bowl; set aside.
-Cook butter and syrup in double boiler on low heat until butter is melted.
-Add  in the sugar and  lemon jello; stirring until the lemon jello is completely dissolved.
-Bring to a boil on medium heat.
-Simmer on low heat 5 min.
-Coat your hands with shortening.
-Pour the mixture immediately over popcorn mixture; toss to coat well.
-Dump the lemon  jello coated popcorn onto the prepped cookie sheet.
-Re-coat your hands with shortening if necessary.
-Using your hands spread the popcorn evenly on the lined cookie sheet.
-Bake at 300 degrees for 10 min.
– Allow to cool then remove from the pan.
-Break into small pieces.

Vanilla Popcorn Directions:

-Pour popcorn in a large bowl; set aside.
-Combine the sugar, butter and corn syrup in a double boiler.
-Bring to a boil over medium heat.
-Continue to boil while stirring until mixture is a gold color, about 2 minutes.
-Take off  the burner; stirring in baking soda and vanilla.
-Coat your hands with shortening.
-Pour over popcorn and toss with your hands  to coat.
-Cool slightly; break apart by hand while warm.
-Cool completely.

Halloween Candy Corn Popcorn

Putting it all Together Directions:

-Combine all three colors of candy coated popcorn into one large bowl.
-Add candy corn, chocolate covered sunflower seeds.
-Store in a zip lock bag or container with a lid for up to 10 days.

Halloween Candy Corn Popcorn

If you wanted to add some purple popcorn to the mix, you totally could too! Just follow the directions for the Orange Popcorn and swap the orange jello for grape jello! Mmmm would that add a delicious flavor to this yummy Halloween Candy Corn Popcorn? SO GOOD!

Doesn’t this Halloween Candy Corn Popcorn look SO TASTY?? Would you share? or would you be tempted to keep it all for yourself?

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6 Responses to Halloween Candy Corn Popcorn Recipe

  1. It looks so festive! Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner link up – Would love it if you would comment there! And don’t forget to visit a few other bloggers while you’re there!

  2. So clever and cute! I would love you to share this at Smell Good Sunday https://jaytriedandtrue.blogspot.com/2017/10/smell-good-sunday-34.html

  3. Sam says:

    This looks so delicious and inviting! I can almost smell the sweet popcorn! Great post!

  4. Ginger says:

    They sound delicious and look gorgeous! Thank you for bringing these along to Fiesta Friday!
    Ginger x

  5. Miz Helen says:

    We will really enjoy your Candy Corn Popcorn, a special Halloween treat! I really appreciate you sharing your awesome post and your talent with us at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great weekend and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  6. Thank you for sharing this recipe on the Simply Sweet Home Linky Party. You were my choice for this week’s feature. To get your I’ve been featured button, please be sure to stop by the blog.

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