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Raisin Peanut Popcorn Balls

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Ingredients
  Freshly popped popcorn 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salted peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Packed light brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1 In a large bowl, add popcorn, raisins and peanuts; toss to mix well.
2 In a heavy saucepan, combine both kinds of sugar, 1/2 cup water and the corn syrup. Stir to mix well.
3 Bring to a boil; let boil, without stirring, to 250 degrees Fahrenheit on candy thermometer, or until a small amount in cold water forms a hard ball.
4 Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla extract.
5 Pour syrup over the popcorn mixture.
6 Using wooden spoon, mix well.
7 Quickly form into balls,with buttered hands.

SERVING
8 Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2967 Calories from Fat 695

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 83 g127.6%

Saturated Fat 12.7 g63.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 693.9 mg28.9%

Total Carbohydrates 575 g191.5%

Dietary Fiber 19.6 g78.5%

Sugars 441.7 g

Protein 32 g64.3%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 8.1%

Calcium 26.2% Iron 44.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Raisin Peanut Popcorn Balls Recipe