Kids and Parents will enjoy making this healthy holiday snack.
Kids: Combine honey, brown sugar, and butter in microwave-safe container.
Kids: Cover loosely with plastic wrap and heat in microwave for 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is bubbling and steaming hot.
Together: Carefully remove honey syrup dish from microwave with the help of an adult.
Kids: Put popcorn, pumpkin seeds, and dried fruit in a large mixing bowl.
Together: Pour cooked honey syrup over popcorn and toss with a wooden spoon until you have coated all the pieces of popcorn with honey syrup. Let mixture cool 10 minutes before forming into balls.
Kids: Stir in cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla. Set aside.
Together: Spray your hands generously with cooking spray or dampen them with a splash of water. With your hands, take a scoop of popcorn mixture and form into a 2 to 3-inch sized popcorn ball. Repeat until you have made all the mixture into popcorn balls.
Adults: Popcorn balls may be wrapped individually with plastic wrap and stored for 3 to 5 days.