Caramel Popcorn Balls
|Popped corn||2 Quart (Warm)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||2 Tablespoon|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter/Regular margarine||1 Tablespoon|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
Spread freshly popped corn in large roasting pan.
Keep warm In 250° conventional oven.
Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in 4-c. glass measuring cup.
Microwave at high setting 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes.
Microwave at high setting 6 minutes more, without stirring, or until golden.
Stir in butter and baking soda, mixing well.
Pour hot syrup over warm popped corn, stirring to coat.
Shape mixture into 1 3/4" balls, using about 1/3 c. for each ball.
Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets and let cool.