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Cook 0 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, mix all ingredients except the vanilla.
  2. Cook until mixture reaches 270 degrees, or brittle ball. (approx. 10-15 min over medium high heat)
  3. Take off heat and stir in vanilla.
  4. Pour over the popcorn, and stir lightly and quickly to coat. Shape quickly with butter coated hands (important - the butter keeps the syrup from sticking to and burning your hands). Note: If desired, food coloring can be added before cooking.


Most Helpful

compared to other popcorn ball recepies i've made this was hard half way through rolling the batch the rest got so hard i couldn't finish rolling into balls. it stuck horribly to your teeth and not much of a sweet taste with it.

BRAIDY December 21, 2002

BEST ol'fashioned popcorn balls !!! Just like when I was a kid !!

Theresa P October 27, 2015

Very easy to make, taste just like mom's.

Chef Kika October 30, 2007

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