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Pumpkin Heads

Pumpkin Heads


  • 12 cups
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins

Get the kiddos in the Halloween spirit with this fun kitchen project!


Amount Ingredient
12 cups popped popcorn
1/4 cup light corn syrup
2 tbsp butter or margarine melted
1 cup confectioners sugar
1 cup mini marshmallows
1 tbsp water
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (optional)
several drops orange food coloring
1/2 cup toasted pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds
assorted decorations for "eyes" and "mouth"


Place popcorn (make sure to remove unpopped kernels) in large bowl; spray lightly with cooking spray.

In large saucepan, combine butter, confectioner sugar, marshmallows and water. Stir until mixture is melted and blended. Add pumpkin pie spice and food coloring, mixing well.

Pour mixture over popcorn, stirring until well coated. Add pumpkin seeds; stir to coat.

Shape 1/4 cup of mixture into oval. Add decorations to look like “pumpkin heads”.

Recipe compliments of The Popcorn Board

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