Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Jell-O Popcorn Ball Halloween Cats


Zoulah featured Fright and Night, her cats, on yesterday's tablescape.  She only thought it appropriate that we should have some edible cats so she came up with a minimalist version of an edible cat.  Of course she inserted a stick in them -- it is "more better that way!"  She named the cats Spike.



  Zoulah served them to Joni's Activity Day Girls (LDS church group).  Zoulah cackled when they ate the cats and didn't take out the toothpicks -- they looked so funny as they tried to eat the cat with the whiskers in the way.

Zoulah's Fright and Night Tablescape


Zoulah's Instructions for Jell-O Popcorn Ball Cats

Make the recipe HERE from Joni's  blog for Jell-O Popcorn Balls.  Make sure to take out any "old maid kernals."  Oops, Zoulah resents that name!  Use whatever flavor of Jell-O you like.  Zoulah used blueberry.  Then add about 1/2 teaspoon black coloring.  Butter hands, then work quickly and make into popcorn balls; while still somewhat warm, shape cat ears.  Then cut off top of Dots black candy for nose.  Use a bit of corn syrup to glue nose.  Insert six round toothpicks for whiskers.  You could add a candy mouth or eyes.  Zoulah went for the minimalist cat.


Zoulah thanks you for your visit to Red Couch Recipes and promises she has a lot more Halloween tricks and treats in her apron.


11 comments:

Christy said...

how in the world are you doing all this great stuff? you are amazing!!! i just finished the candy corn topiaries and it is well past midnight...you must never sleep ;)

shannon i olson said...

Well. your place is just rockin' with October fun!

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

These are so fun and perfect for your table! I find myself wishing my kids were younger or my grands were older...this would be such a fun cooking project with kids!

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Joni, YOU ARE A RIOT! I love your alter ego Zoulah! And this is one of those recipes that make you HAVE TO MAKE IT... even if it is just for the effect! I'm sure this will be a family favorite. ANd I am renaming this recipe, Joulah's Cat Spike!
Wonderful, creative fun post!!!!
xo Yvonne

Anita said...

Those are the cutest things and so creative!! And your table below I had not seen yet. Oh my goodness...it's too cute! You are so creative and I always love what you come up with! Thanks for stopping by!

Lori@Paisley Passions said...

So absolutely DARLING! I just know my boys would ADORE these! TFS on Thrilling Thursday @ Paisley Passions :)

Jess @ Frugal with a Flourish said...

Too adorable! I love these! Look yummy too!

Sue said...

Spike is the PERFECT name for Zoulah's Halloween cats:) I LOVE your Halloween collage in your last post!

Maria@BubblegumandDuctTape said...

that is soooo cute and so yummy. Love your tablescape, it's so creative.

Megan @ Polish The Stars.com said...

So cute! Thanks again for linking up!

- Megan
www.polishthestars.com

Amy @ Chicy-Creations said...

I've never heard of jello popcorn balls...but I love jello...and I love popcorn balls! Just might have to try this one!

Engageya