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Popcorn Balls

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light molasses 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Teaspoon
  Popped corn 2 Quart
Directions

Put sugar, molasses, water and salt into a saucepan.
Cook slowly until the sugar dissolves, then cook more rapidly to 250° F. or until it forms a hard ball when 1/2 teaspoonful is dropped into cold water.
Stir in butter.
Pour syrup over popped corn stirring continuously.
While it is still quite warm, but can be held comfortably in the hands, form into balls.
Makes 1 dozen 4-inch balls.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Dissolved

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1861 Calories from Fat 132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.9%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g25.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 21.5 mg7.2%

Sodium 527.1 mg22%

Total Carbohydrates 422 g140.6%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 262.2 g

Protein 22 g44.7%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C

Calcium 23.5% Iron 29.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Popcorn Balls Recipe