Mary's Popcorn Balls

Total Time
30 mins
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Popcorn balls are staples around the Hill households. Not totally sure how many this makes because they are being eaten before we can count.

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  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 (14 ounce) can Eagle Brand Condensed Milk
  • 1 cup Karo syrup
  • 12 cup margarine
  • 4 gallons popped popcorn


  1. Combine all ingredients, bring to a boil, stirring constantly for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour over 4 gallons of popcorn.
  3. Stir to make sure all the popcorn is covered.
  4. When cooled enough to handle form into balls.
  5. Note: 16 cups=1 gallon 64 cups=4 gallons.
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These were sooo good! We had so much fun making them. My little girl thought it was a really great progect. Thanks, Hill Family! Made for PRMR tag.