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Popcorn Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eva Taft Snyder
Added: Sunday, September 10, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 kettle of popped corn
2 cups sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1/2 c water
chunk of butter

Directions:
Directions:
Pop a large kettle of corn, remove unpopped hulls and set popped corn aside. Mix sugar, corn syrup and water in a large sauce pan. Cook over medium heat until forms soft ball. Add the butter and stir well. Pour the hot mixture over popped corn. With very buttered hands, shape into balls about the size of soft balls.
Place on wax paper to set.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Use a candy thermometer for more accuracy of cooking the syrup. The syrup is very hot, but you can't let it cool. You must work quickly before it sets.

 

 

 

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