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Popcorn Balls Using Molasses

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Ingredients
  Corn 8 Cup (128 tbs), salted,popped
  Molasses 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Pick over the corn, discarding all hard kernels.
Combine molasses, sugar, butter, vinegar, and water in a saucepan; boil gently, without stirring, until a little of the mixture becomes brittle when tested in cold water (270° on a candy thermometer).
Remove from heat and stir in soda.
Pour syrup over corn, mixing thoroughly.
Let stand 5 minutes, then shape into balls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Occasion: 
Christmas

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4658 Calories from Fat 571

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g103.1%

Saturated Fat 21.4 g107.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 742.7 mg30.9%

Total Carbohydrates 967 g322.2%

Dietary Fiber 65.4 g261.7%

Sugars 263.6 g

Protein 85 g169.3%

Vitamin A 53.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 53.4% Iron 193.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Popcorn Balls Using Molasses Recipe