Introduction: Ghost Brains - Kids Friendly

We call this sweetened pop corns as ghost brains on Halloween and reindeer/Santa/snowman's poops or festive moose munch for Christmas :)

Step 1: Ingredients and Method

Regular popcorns -corn especially for making popcorn (2 c), this will make 2 big bowls of cooked popcorn

6 tbsp butter

3 tbsp corn syrup

3/4 c dark brown sugar

1/4 tsp vanilla essence

1/4 tsp bSoda

Colorful chocolate melts (chocolate wafer/melting chocolate)

M nMs or Reeses (or even nuts and raisins if you like! - crushes mint candies if it's Christmas related)

Preheat oven to 300 F

Bring to boil on medium heat, butter, corn syrup, brown sugar, for 4 minutes. Add in vanilla and soda, stir, then pour onto cooked popcorns, stir to combine.

Spread onto a sheet and bake for 10 minutes for chewy result, or 12-15 minutes for crunchy

Take out of oven, drizzle melted chocolate and add in additional.

Stir well with wooden spoon and spoon into Halloween decorated drink cups (you can also draw the cups with marker instead stickers)

Enjoy~

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Tigger32810 (author)2015-09-25

Sounds yummy. Can I ask.....why baking soda? I don't think I have ever heard of adding baking soda before. Awesome idea for holiday changes. Thanks!

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klinong (author)Tigger328102015-09-27

caramel popcorn ALWAYS uses baking soda (as far as I know), to make the caramel stay soft, chewy and just slightly crunchy :)

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