Sisters Share It all: Halloween DIY

Tuesday, October 16, 2012



Janssen chose our topic for Sisters Share it All this week, and she chose a Halloween-themed DIY.  I decided to go with something that I thought might be kind of fun to do with kids, even though I don't have any of my own yet!  I run an activity twice a month with the 10 and 11 year-old girls at our church.  We had a Halloween themed activity last Wednesday, and after getting the recipe from my Grandma, we decided to make these delicious gooey carmel popcorn balls with the girls!  It wasn't until after I got home that I decided to take it one step further and make them even more festive by adding black cat ears and whiskers!  How fun would these be to drop off at a friend's house or to pull out for snack-time!


Grandma's Pop Corn Balls 
 
2 cups of unpopped popcorn (an air popper works great to pop all of this)

        
1 cup light Karo syrup
1 box brown sugar
    

      In a saucepan stir over heat until hot
 
add 1 cube butter
 
       Stir till it begins to boil
 
add 1 can sweetened condensed milk
 
       Stir over heat to a firm ball stage when a little of the mix is  put in cool water. 
 
       Pour over popped pop corn and mix well.    Form into balls while warm before they harden.  

    

       Enjoy!  Happy Halloween!



                   

Hop on over to Janssen and Merrick's blogs to see what fun Halloween DIY they are working on!

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