Hoppity Poppity Easter Eggs

April 09, 2020

Yield: 16 eggs

Put a spin on a classic popcorn treat to create something colorful for your Easter table. Add sugar-free gelatin to recipe for an egg-citing array of flavors and colors. Try two or three of your favorite flavors, mix in a handful of jelly beans and you’re in for a tasty, eye-popping treat. You won’t want to hide these eggs


10 cups freshly popped popcorn

1 cup pastel colored jelly beans

1/4 cup butter or margarine

1 package (10 1/2 oz.) miniature marshmallows

1 package (3 oz.) blueberry, strawberry or lemon gelatin


Combine popcorn and jelly beans in large bowl; set aside.

Microwave butter and marshmallows in large glass bowl on HIGH for 2 minutes or until marshmallows are puffed.

Stir in gelatin. Pour marshmallow mixture over popcorn and jelly beans.

Mix lightly until coated.

Shape into 16 (2-inch) eggs with greased hands.

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