"These easy-to-make, fruit-flavored snacks are a big hit with our four young sons," relates Mary Kay Morris from Cokato, Minnesota. For extra fun, choose gelatin flavors that match your child's school colors. They're sure to become best-sellers, so it's fortunate this recipe can be doubled.
My guests say they can't stop eating my caramel corn! For our basketball party I fix enough to fill a big red tin with our team's logo. The delectable syrup coats the popcorn well but isn't sticky. —Sharon Landeen, Tucson, Arizona
For a crunchy snack that suits the season, try this one. I've been stirring up batches of the distinctive brittle since 1975. With popcorn, almonds and candied cherries tossed together in a sweet crisp coating, it's a festive favorite we enjoy every year.
When throwing a party, you'll want to include handfuls of these sweet bits and pieces. "Made with bright fruit-flavored breakfast cereal, the munchies are a variation of ordinary caramel corn I thought would appeal at a gathering," explains Dorothy Smith of El Dorado, Arkansas. "But you could also pack the mix into a tin as a gift."
I've been a fan of popcorn since my mother used to grow corn in our garden. I've shared this special treat for years. Friends and family often request it during the holiday.—Anne Welsh, Greenwood, Indiana
I came up with this fun, deliciously different seasoned popcorn to provide a snack for my extended family of high school actors when I was teaching drama. It's inexpensive and easy—a great way to take the edge off hearty appetites. This is a savory, irresistible snack.—Patsie Ronk, Galveston, Indiana