This recipe for Popcorn Balls, by Ellen Johnson, is from The Martinson Family Cookbook ,
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2 cups white sugar 1 cup white corn syrup 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 10 quarts popped corn
Boil all ingredients (except the popcorn) to the hard crack stage on a candy thermometer. Pour over popcorn in a large bowl (lightly salt if desired). With hands buttered, form into 3 inch in diameter balls.
Nan has this recipe handwritten and signed by Ellen.
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