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Beginners Popcorn Balls

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Category: Candy

 Ingredients List

  • 2 qt Popped popcorn
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/3 c Corn syrup
  • 1/3 c Water
  • 1/4 c Butter
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Vanilla


Preheat oven to 250. Put popcorn in a large, 4 inch deep butered baking
pan. Keep warm in the oven. Combine sugar, cornsyrup, water, butter and
salt in a large saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
Cook until mixture reaches 250 on a candy thermometer, stirring frequently.
Remove from heat. Quickly stir in vanilla. Remove popcorn from oven. Pour
syrup mixture over popcorn, stirring to mix well. Form into balls. Makes
approximately 8 balls

Variations: To make Spice Balls, subsitute 1 tbs of powdered spice or
crushed herbs for vanilla To make butter balls, increase the butter to 1/3
cup and increase the

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