Chocolate Popcorn Balls

Course : Candy
Serves: 20 popcorn balls
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1 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
3/4 cup light corn syrup
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup evaporated milk
2 quarts popped corn

Preparation / Directions:

1. Thoroughly combine sugar, cocoa, corn syrup, vinegar and salt in a heavy 4-quart saucepan.

2. Add butter; cook, stirring constantly, over low heat until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil.

3. Gradually add evaporated milk; cook and stir over low heat until mixture registers 265 F. on candy thermometer (hard-ball stage) or until small amount of syrup dropped into very cold water forms a hard ball.

4. Stir into popped corn.

5. Butter hands; quickly roll large spoonfuls of mixture into 4-inch balls.

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