Recipe: Halloween Handouts (Save a Bundle!)

MF Halloween Bundles
Halloween can sometimes wreak havoc on your wallet once you outfit the family, deck your Halloween halls, and fill the candy bowl for trick-or-treaters. Today, I’m sharing a recipe that is fun, tasty, and perfect for Halloween hand-outs. And at only pennies to produce each one, they will save you a bundle!

Candied Popcorn

Cellophane bags
Halloween stickers
30 cups popped popcorn (plain, no butter or salt)
1/2 cup butter
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1-8oz. package Jell-O, any flavor

Spread popped popcorn out on cookie sheets (about three). In a medium saucepan on low heat, melt butter, marshmallows, and Jell-O together, stirring frequently. Bring mixture to a near boil, or until Jell-O is dissolved and no longer grainy. Remove from heat and drizzle over popcorn. Using a spatula or your fingers, mix candy into the popcorn, creating small clusters. Allow to cool and dry.

Once dry, place a handful of candied clusters into cellophane bags. Fold down the tops and secure them closed with a sticker. One batch makes approximately 40 small bags.

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One response to “Recipe: Halloween Handouts (Save a Bundle!)

  1. Stefanie

    These sound so good and fun to make and giveaway. Does anyone have a favorite jello flavor they use?