*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        OLD-FASHIONED POPCORN BALLS
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : S_Living                         Appetizers
                 Halloween
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            Firmly packed dark brown sug
      3/4   c            Light corn syrup
      3/4   c            Water
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   c            Butter or margarine
    1       t            Vanilla extract
    6                    Quarts popped corn
 
   Halloween. Combine sugar, corn syrup, water, and salt
   in a saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring gently,
   until sugar dissolves. Cook over medium heat, without
   stirring, to hard ball stage (254 degrees). Remove
   from heat, and stir in butter and vanilla.Place popped
   corn in a large pan. Pour hot syrup over top, stirring
   well with a wooden spoon. Grease hands with butter,
   and shape mixture into balls. Place on wax paper to
   dry. Wrap in plastic wrap, and store in a cool, dry
   place. Yield: about 2 dozen.
 
 
 
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