*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               POPCORN BALLS
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Holiday                          Candies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Brown sugar
                         -firmly packed
      1/2   c            Corn syrup
    2       tb           Water
      1/4   c            Vinegar
      1/4   ts           -salt
    2       tb           Butter
    1       t            Vanilla
    8       c            Popcorn -- freshly popped
 
   Mix the first six ingredients together in a large
   heavy saucepan. Stir over medium heat until the
   mixture comes to a boil. Then cook, without stirring,
   until the mixture reaches the hard ball stage, 260F.
   Remove from the heat and add the vanilla. Pour
   immediately over the popcorn and mix quickly, making
   sure to coat all of the kernels. Wet your hands with
   cold water and press a small quantity of coated
   popcorn into a firm ball. Place on wax paper to cool.
   Yields 10 2 balls.
  
 
 
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