Add JOLLY TIME Pop Corn to your Halloween celebration for some fun crunchies!
Not only is October time for Halloween fun, but it’s also National Popcorn Month to boot, so what better time to break out some delicious JOLLY TIME Pop Corn!
We all know that Halloween is time for sweets, but, for many parents all that candy can take a toll and bring fear of many future dentist visits… So, an excellent alternative to hand out to your trick-or-treaters are the JOLLY TIME Pop Corn mini bags. These are smaller bags that are perfect for a single or double serving of popcorn at any time. They are microwaveable and ready in about 2 minutes!
These mini bags are a great way to fill up those candy baskets and keep kids happy at the same time. Popcorn is a healthy snack that is fun to eat and kids love it. A welcome treat to substitute candy with, and at the same time keep kids healthy.
JOLLY TIME Pop Corn tastes delicious and it’s great with the butter flavor as well as plain. The microwave style popcorn pops great in the microwave and tastes as good as the kernel type. Of course, JOLLY TIME Pop Corn also comes in kernels that can be popped in a pan for those that prefer to make their own popcorn from scratch.
There are also many fun recipes that go along with National Popcorn Month. You can use those throughout the month as well as for your Halloween parties and celebrations. A yummy favorite is the Caramel Corn Apples, they are fun and yummy as well as healthy!
And here is a great recipe for some cute and delicious Halloween Mini Balls. It’s easy and quick to make:
Here’s what you will need:
- 10 cups popped corn
- 1 (1-lb.) bag miniature marshmallows
- 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
- 1 cup diced dried fruit (papaya, mango or peaches)
- 1 cup butterscotch chips
- Orange food coloring
And here’s how to prepare them:
Place popcorn, fruit and butterscotch chips in large bowl; set aside.
Heat marshmallows and butter in a large saucepan over low heat until melted and smooth. Stir in several drops of food coloring. Pour over popcorn and candy, tossing to coat evenly. Cool 5 minutes.
Grease hands and form into 3-inch balls.
Yield: About 16 balls
You can put the Halloween Mini Balls in a cute pumpkin or ghost basket for your party or to give out to trick-or-treaters. They are sure to be a big hit!
If you want to be even healthier, you can try the new JOLLY TIME Pop Corn made with Smart Balance, which is a unique blend of oils that is much healthier than butter. There is the JOLLY TIME Butter and Butter Light flavors Microwave Pop Corn with the Smart Balance blend, both of which taste awesome. The special blend contains polyunsaturated, monosaturated and saturated fats with absolutely no hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils.
Happy Halloween and Happy Pop Corn popping!!!