Pumpkin Heads

Makes 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!


12 cupspopped popcorn
1/4 cuplight corn syrup
2 tbspbutter or margarine melted
1 cupconfectioners sugar
1 cupmini marshmallows
1 tbspwater
1/2 tsppumpkin pie spice (optional)
several dropsorange food coloring
1/2 cuptoasted pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds
assorteddecorations 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