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Got this one from my mom; my brother and I got these every year in our Christmas stockings. Mom would also wrap them in colored Saran wrap and put in gift baskets and tins to give to friends.
- In a medium saucepan, mix together sugar, water, corn syrup, salt, and vinegar.
- Bring to a boil over medium heat until mixture reaches hardball stage (250 degrees) Remove from heat and add 1/2 tsp vanilla and the crushed candy canes.
- Pour mixture over the popcorn in a slow steady stream, then mix thoroughly.
- Shape into balls (about the size of a baseball works well) and put on wax paper to harden.