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Just for Kids Recipes

Try these hands-on fun recipes whenever you and your family want a break from the regular old cheese-and-cracker routine. Your kids even can help make their own snacks!

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Peanut Butter Popcorn Poppers

A delicious twist on PB & J—peanut-butter-coated popcorn is shaped into small balls and thumb indented to hold fruit flavored candy.


  • 1 bag (80 g) Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet® Smart Pop! Buttery Flavour Microwave Popcorn
  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 cup Light corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • Bear-shaped real fruit juice gummi candies


  1. Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Remove all unpopped kernels. Place popped corn in large bowl sprayed with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Heat corn syrup in small saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to boil and boil 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter. Pour mixture over popped corn; tossing gently to coat evenly. Let cool about 5 minutes.
  3. Spray hands with cooking spray. Gently roll popcorn mixture into one inch balls. Press thumb firmly into center of each ball to make indention for candy insert. Place 1 piece of candy in center of each cookie. Best served same day.

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