Old-Time Popcorn Balls 1

Course : Popcorn
Serves: 13
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20 cups popcorn (1-cup) unpopped
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 300. Remove all unpopped kernels from popped corn. Put popcorn in a large roasting pan; keep warm in oven. Butter the sides of a 2-quart saucepan. In it combine sugar, water, corn syrup, vinegar, and salt. Cook to 270 deg (soft-crack stage), stirring frequently (mixture should boil gently over entire surface). Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Slowly pour mixture over hot popcorn. Stir just until mixed. Butter hands; using a buttered cup, sccop up popcorn mixture. Shape with buttered hands into 2-1/2 to 3-inch balls.


Nutritional Information:

240 Calories (kcal); 5g Total Fat; (17% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 50g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 248mg Sodium

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