Popcorn - Old-Time Balls

Travel Food Recipes

OLD-TIME POPCORN BALLS 2 cups granulated sugar 1-1/2 cups water 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 tsp vinegar 1 tsp vanilla 5 quarts popped corn Butter sides of saucepan. In it combine sugar, water, salt, syrup, and vinegar. Cook to hard ball stage (250). Stir in vanilla. Slowly pour over popped corn, stirring just to mix well. Butter hands slightly; shape balls. Makes 15 to 20 balls.

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