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Candy Popcorn -- Mom's Popcorn Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karin Slade

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 can Eagle Brand condensed milk
3 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. butter or margarine
1 1/4 c. white corn syrup

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together the brown sugar and corn syrup in a saucepan and cook and stir continually until it comes to a boil. Stir in the milk, and cook and stir until it comes to a boil again. Add the butter and cook to a soft ball stage. Pour over 3 gallons of popcorn. Butter hands and form popcorn into balls -- place on wax paper/parchment paper until dry.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma Josephine got this recipe from a neighbor in Kanab that was once the Sunday School Secretary when Grandpa Fred was the Sunday School President. Mom always made this for us growing up.

 

 

 

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