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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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