Grease two cookie sheets with
sides and spread popcorn over both. Place baking pans in the oven to
Melt the butter in a large, heavy
saucepan. Add sugar, Jello, corn syrup, and water. Cook, stirring
medium heat until the mixture reaches about 250° F - about 4
minutes after it comes to a boil.
Add baking soda and stir well to
combine. Remove popcorn from the oven.
Pour Jello mixture evenly over the
popcorn and mix well to coat evenly. Bake the popcorn in the preheated
about 20 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes. Popcorn may take
time to dry and become crisp, but watch it carefully to prevent
Remove popcorn from baking pans
and transfer to wax paper to cool. Break the popcorn up into small
Serve immediately, or store in an