Let’s celebrate Earth Day with some yummy popcorn!! ENJOY!!

EARTH DAY POPCORN

INGREDIENTS

  • 14 cups popped popcorn
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • ½ cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ unsweetened package drink mix green (Kool Aid)
  • ½ unsweetened package drink mix blue (Kool Aid)
  • ¼ teaspoon of baking soda
  • Food coloring (optional).

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 225 degrees.
  2. Divide popcorn into 2 bowls, 1 for each color.
  3. Have another bowl available to divide the syrup once it is ready.
  4. In a saucepan combine butter, corn syrup and sugar, stirring until butter melts.
  5. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer.
  6. Simmer 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  7. Take off the heat and stir in baking soda.
  8. Quickly divide syrup mixture and add drink mix and food color(optional)
  9. Pour over popcorn, stirring to coat.
  10. Repeat with second color.
  11. Turn out on a sheet pan, both colors can go on the same sheet.
  12. Place in oven and bake 40 minutes, but stir every 10 minutes.

“The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” —Lady Bird Johnson