Rainbow Popcorn

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by ShaGun

Candied popcorn flavored any flavor you wish. I have loved making these since I was 8 years old. I usually prefer any red kind of jell-o mix. This comes from "Kids’ Party Cookbook."

Top Review by mamaveselkayahoo.com

This recipe seemed too watery to me. It shriveled the popcorn as soon as I poured it on. I ended up having to transfer the popcorn to a clean pan because there was just too much syrup sitting in the pan. I baked an additional 10 minutes and it did finally crisp up. And I added food coloring to deepen the colors.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove all unpopped kernels from popped corn. Place popcorn in a disposable greased 17x12x2-inch pan. Keep popcorn warm in 300 oven while making syrup mixture. Butter bottom and sides of heavy 2-qt. saucepan. In the pan combine margarine, sugar, gelatin, water, and corn syrup. Cook mixture over medium heat till boiling, stirring constantly. Clip a candy thermometer to side of pan. Continue cooking over medium heat, stirring constantly, till the thermometer registers 255 (hard-ball stage). Pour syrup mixture evenly over popcorn and shake gently to coat. Bake at 300 for 5 minutes. Shake once more and bake for 5 more minutes. Turn popcorn mixture onto large piece of foil. Cool. Store in airtight container in cool, dry place.

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