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Chewy Popcorn Balls

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mace 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pure vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Corn 3 Quart, crisp salted popped
  Nuts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan cook combining sugar, corn syrup, salt, spices, butter and water over low heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
2. Wash crystals from side of pan and cook over medium heat to 245┬░ on candy thermometer until firm ball stage.
3. Remove from heat and stir in extracts.
4. Pour slowly over mixture of popped corn and nuts, stirring to mix well.

SERVING
5. Shape, with buttered hands, into balls and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Caramelized
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Corn
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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