Pumpkin Balls (2)

I have never made a popcorn ball before. Whew! I feel better after getting that off my chest! I was nervous and excited about the opportunity to feature my craft and recipe skills at the same time, but it all came down to the pictures in the end! I could not decide how to make the little pumpkins look. I had an idea. I wanted each pumpkin to have either a trick or a treat inside. The pumpkin jack-o-lanterns look so innocent just sitting there in their bowl.

You would never know what you would get until you bit into it. Would it be a wrapped chocolate candy or would it be a super-gross bug!

Pumpkin Balls Trick

Totally disgusting, yet harmless. And…Hey, I didn’t choose the pumpkin – you did!

Pumpkin Balls Trick (1)

I used all Good Cook products to make my popcorn balls. The one I use the most in my home is the Good Cook batter bowl. It is so convenient especially in this recipe because it hold the perfect amount of popcorn to make one recipe!
Popcorn Balls Trick or Treat

I know you want to rush right out and start popping popcorn to make these awesome trick or treats! Wait! Enter the sweepstakes below to win everything you see in the kit which is a $50 value and will have you well on your way to popcorn ball making bliss! The beauty about the Good Cook popcorn ballers is they come in a variety of sizes and shapes. I got the oval or football shape which was perfect for making a pumpkin! I crafted some in orange and then some in green for the stems.

good cook popcorn kit

Don’t forget to enter the sweepstakes at the end of the post! The spatula featured above is another one of my favorites. It is temperature safe up to 450 degrees!

Pumpkin Balls (1)

Trick Or Treat Halloween Popcorn Pumpkin Balls
These pumpkins are filled with wrapped candy or plastic bugs! It is the ultimate in trick or treat!
  • ¼ c butter
  • 10.5 oz of marshmallows
  • 1 package of orange jello
  • 12 cups of popped popcorn
  1. In the Good Cook batter bowl, microwave the butter and marshmallows on high for 1 minute.
  2. Mix in the jello until mixed evenly
  3. Add in the popcorn and coat evenly
  4. Using butter covered hands, stuff the popcorn into half of an oval shaped Good Cook popcorn baller.
  5. Put your treat or trick in
  6. Put the popcorn mix in the other half
  7. Use the top of the popcorn baller to form the football shape and pop out.
  8. I made the recipe again with green jello, added facial features with candies

Be careful with these guys! I think they are haunted!

Pumpkin Balls

Are you ready to have fun with the Good Cook Popcorn Ballers? My readers get a 25% off coupon to goodcook.com for the Good Cook Popcorn Ballers. Just use the code: POPCORN and check out the other popcorn ball ideas from the Good Cook bloggers on the linky below:


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