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Popcorn Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Lutes
Added: Saturday, October 18, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
20 Cups of popped corn
2 Cups Sugar
1 1/2 Cups Water
1/2 Cup of Light Corn Syrup
1/2 Tsp. of Salt
1 Tsp. of Vinegar
1 Cup of Salted Peanuts or other nuts

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl or roasting pan place the popped popcorn. Set aside. In a heavy quart sauce pan, combine all ingredient except nuts. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until candy thermometer reaches 250 (The Hard Ball Stage) About 45 mins. Remove syrup from heat and gently stir in nuts. Wash hands then butter the hands. Taking about 1 cup of popcorn into hands form a ball and place it on a wax paper sheet to cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
15
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When I was young, I remember my Mom making Sugar Popcorn Balls for a special treat.

 

 

 

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