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Popcorn Balls

Yield 1 dozen


  • 1 1/2 quarts freshly popped popcorn, salted
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine

How to Make It

  1. Spread popcorn evenly in a lightly greased 15-x 10-x 1-inch jeilyroll pan; set aside.

  2. Combine molasses, corn syrup, and vinegar in a medium saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches soft crack stage (270°). Remove from heat; stir in butter.

  3. Pour syrup over popcorn; stir until all popcorn is coated. Let mixture cool slightly; shape into 2 1/2-inch balls.

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