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Popcorn Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tammy Herring
Added: Friday, October 23, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups white sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup water
salt to taste
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
5 quarts popped popcorn

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar, corn syrup, butter and water. Stir and heat to hard-crack state or 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Remove from heat, add vanilla or vinegar; mix well.
2. Pour slowly over popped popcorn while stirring. Wait 5 minutes and shape into 3 inch round balls. Place the balls on wax paper to cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Popcorn Balls, Carmel Apples, Hot Apple Cider, Hayrides, falling leaves, crisp cool air. Autum is here.

 

 

 

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