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These festive Sweet and Salty Popcorn Balls are not only fun to eat, but cheap and yummy, too! To dress up these party bites, drizzle with melted semi-sweet or white chocolate.

Recipe by MyRecipes February 2012

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Credit: Antonis Achilleos

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
32 pieces (serving size: 1 ball)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment. Combine butter, sugar and corn syrup in a small saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until butter has melted. Bring to a boil, add condensed milk and continue to boil for 5 minutes, stirring to prevent scorching. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

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  • Place popcorn in a large bowl. Pour butter mixture over popcorn and stir gently to coat completely. Set aside until mixture has cooled enough so that it's still sticky but won't melt candy, 3 to 5 minutes. Toss in peanuts, toffee bits and white chocolate chips.

  • When popcorn mixture is cool enough to handle, grease hands with cooking spray or vegetable oil and roll mixture into 2-inch balls (use about 1/4 cup per ball). Place balls on baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt, if desired. Let cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

138 calories; fat 6g; saturated fat 3g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 21g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 8mg; sodium 52mg.
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