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This recipe for Popcorn Balls, by Doris Sirmon, is from The Sirmon Family Cookbook ,
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1/2 stick unsalted butter 1 (10 oz.) bag marshmallows 1/4 cup light brown sugar 3 qts. popped popcorn
In a large heavy pan, melt the butter over low heat. Add the marshmallows and brown sugar and stir until melted. Remove from heat. Place the popcorn in a large bowl and pour onto the marshmallow mixture; toss well. Butter your hands and shape the popcorn into balls of whatever size you desire. Set on waxed paper to dry.
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