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Caramel Popcorn Balls

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Ingredients
  Corn 8 Cup (128 tbs) (popped)
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (packed)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

Measure popped corn into large bowl.
Combine sugars, corn syrup, water, vinegar and salt in 2-quart saucepan.
Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring frequently.
Cook, stirring constantly, to 260° on candy thermometer (or until small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water forms a hard ball).
Reduce heat to low; stir in butter until melted.
Pour syrup in thin stream over corn in bowl, stirring until corn is well coated.
Cool slightly.
Butter hands; shape mixture into 3-inch balls and place on waxed paper.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6105 Calories from Fat 1561

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 180 g276.4%

Saturated Fat 92.7 g463.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 362.9 mg121%

Sodium 922.4 mg38.4%

Total Carbohydrates 1096 g365.4%

Dietary Fiber 65.4 g261.7%

Sugars 351.3 g

Protein 86 g171.7%

Vitamin A 122.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.7% Iron 135.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Caramel Popcorn Balls Recipe