Christmas Popcorn Teddy Bear
|Popped popcorn||18 Cup (288 tbs)|
|Butter||1 Tablespoon (for greasing)|
|Light corn syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Jello gelatin||3 Ounce (Strawberry Or Lime Flavor, 1 Package)|
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 2/3 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.