Root Beer Popcorn Balls

Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Sweet treat for the kid in everyone

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine popped corn and peanuts in a large buttered bowl.
  2. Combine water, sugar, corn syrup, butter, root beer extract, and salt.
  3. Cook and stir until it reaches 240 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  4. Pour over popcorn mixture and stir until coated.
  5. Let stand 10 minutes.
  6. With buttered hands, shape into 3" balls.
  7. Wrap in cellophane.

Reviews

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The flavour of these popcorn balls is phenomenal! But, even though I followed the directions exactly, I had a TERRIBLE time shaping them into balls. I actually buttered my hands after forming each ball & set them on waxed paper. They were falling apart before my eyes. So, when I put them in the plastic wrap, I gave them an extra squeeze to try to keep the shape.

Debbb August 28, 2004

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