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                            PASTEL POPCORN BALLS
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Candies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   c            Vegetable oil
      1/2   c            Popcorn, unpopped
      1/2   c            Light corn syrup
      1/2   c            Sugar
      1/2   ts           Salt
                         Food coloring
 
   DIRECTIONS: Heat 1/4 cup vegetable oil in 4 quart
   kettle 3 minutes. Add popcorn. Cover loosely. Shake
   frequently over medium heat until popping stops. Mix
   corn syrup, sugar and salt. Tint with red or green
   food coloring. Flavor with green with wintergreen and
   red with peppermint. Add to corn, and stir over medium
   heat 3 to 5 minutes or until corn is completely
   coated. Butter hands and shape mixture in balls about
   1 1/2 diameter. Wrap in saran.
   
   Source: Mom’s old magazine clippings- 1940’s to 1970’s
   
   From: Sallie Austin
  
 
 
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