Popcorn Balls

¬†Popcorn Balls Ready In 20 m Ingredients 3/4 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup margarine 2 teaspoons cold water 2 5/8 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 cup marshmallows 5 quarts plain popped popcorn Directions In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the corn syrup, margarine, cold water, confectioners’ sugar and marshmallows. Heat and stir until the mixture comes to a boil. Carefully combine the hot mixture with the popcorn, coating each kernel. Grease hands with vegetable shortening and quickly shape the coated popcorn into balls before it cools. Wrap with cellophane or plastic wrap and store at room temperature. Continue reading Popcorn Balls

Spiced Popcorn Balls

Spiced Popcorn Balls Prep 15 m Cook 15 m Ready In 30 m Recipe By:Erin Forton “A traditional molasses popcorn ball recipe with a little extra kick. Drizzle final product in melted chocolate or roll in crushed walnuts for extra fun. Typically, these would ultimately be wrapped in waxed paper and tied with festive ribbons for presentation purposes. Try walnuts or pecans in place of the peanuts for other variations.” Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 6 ounces miniature marshmallows 1/3 cup molasses 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1/2 cup crushed peanuts (optional) 2 quarts popped popcorn Directions Melt … Continue reading Spiced Popcorn Balls

Old Time Popcorn Balls

Old Time Popcorn Balls Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 quarts popped popcorn 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Butter the sides of a large saucepan. In the sauce pan combine the sugar, water, salt, corn syrup and vinegar. Cook over medium heat to the hard ball stage 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Stir in the vanilla and slowly pour the hot mixture over the popped popcorn, stirring just to mix well. Butter hands lightly and shape into balls. Mixture will be hot … Continue reading Old Time Popcorn Balls

Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls

Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls Prep 15 m Cook 10 m Ready In 55 m Recipe By:Lilcat “My mom made these every Halloween when I was a kid and you could still give this out as a treat. It still is a treat as a moist and chewy fall snack. You can make into balls or leave loose and serve like carmel corn if you prefer.” Ingredients 1 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup white corn syrup 1/4 cup butter 1 cup peanut butter 20 cups popped popcorn Directions Combine brown sugar, corn syrup, and butter in a large saucepan; cook and … Continue reading Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls