Popcorn Balls

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
14 popcorn balls
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 18 cups popped corn
Directions

In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, water, syrup, vinegar, and salt. Cook over high heat until mixture reaches 255 degrees F (hard-ball stage) on a candy thermometer. Stir in vanilla. Pour over popped corn, tossing gently to coat. When mixture is cool enough to handle, press popcorn into 3-inch balls with lightly greased hands. Cool completely on waxed paper.


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Making these Popcorn Balls  was a spur of the moment idea. Having a bunch of last nights  movie night popcorn left out and my turn to clean up, what's a Dad to do when the wife & kids are away? Well, low and behold my wife had all the ingredients; shelved up and hidden away, that this recipe called for. So that had to be a sign to go for it, Right?! Everything was easy as pie! I did get a bit worried about when it was 225 and how the Hard-Ball (technique) in cold water was to work. I remained patient and like a true cook wha-la the ball appeared and thus I new it was soon ready. Using the stir and pour and mix method to fuse the candy mix and popcorn together was simple. I used stick butter to coat my hands (made the candy mix a little less hot) then I  formed the popcorn balls perfectly! item not reviewed by moderator and published
<p>Excellent recipe, if you follow the steps you will get the results as the picture. I would recommend to have the popcorn in a lasagna rectangle mold and spread the popcorn there and then pour the crystal mix, followed quickly by some pecans or almonds for an extra taste. </p><p>I will use them in small balls for my kids birthday party served in cupcake forms.</p> item not reviewed by moderator and published
.rrwarning: after you pour the liquid over the popcorn you have to mix it REALLY fast or else it sticks to the bottom of the pan and you can't get it of resulting in not enough mixture to make the balls. Also it is very impotant that you cook it for at leats 20 minutes on a high tem or it is too liqouidy and it makes a soggy mess. Ohter than that I like this recipe and the popcorn balls htat you do get out are very good. (my computer typed random things please excuse the erros and the typos) item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a great recipe, BUT! 225 degrees is not hard crack, cook until 250-260 for best results. I also added 1/4 cup butter and substituted out half the corn syrup for molasses. It came out with a more robust flavor and caramel color that is truly lovely. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe has a lot of problems. You have to form the balls while the sugar is hot....ouch. And also it's hard to spread the sugar around enough to coat all the popcorn so you end up with half of your popcorn wasted. I wanted to do it with my daughter and I couldn't let her do anything but pick up the popcorn that fell all over the floor while I desperately tried to clump the popcorn together. And then they were too hard to eat. I'm switching back to the marshmallow version...I guess some things go out of style for a reason. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just made 4 batches of these! They are WONDERFUL...I had to cook my sugars for about 15-20 minutes and I used a higher meet thermometer...and I also let the mixture sit about 5 minutes before I shaped them. I got 11-13 per batch! AWESOME! Thanks so much! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were just like the ones I made growing up! Thanks for recipe! FYI if your are soggy you did not cook liquid long enough takes me almost 30 minutes to get temp right but we'll worth it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
complete soggy mess item not reviewed by moderator and published
THB THE BEST RECIPE IVE HAD FOR A LONG TIME item not reviewed by moderator and published
Soggy mess here also! Terrible recipe! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Ours turned into a soggy mess--added more popcorn, but it didn't help. Worst recipe ever. item not reviewed by moderator and published
It made the perfect popcorn balls in the world so yummy, so tasty! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very tasty.... I lost this recipe out of my Good Housekeeping book and realized that fact 2 hours before kids were due to knock on my door tonight. (Due to weather our community postponed trick or treating til tonight)... anyway... I think this is the recipe from that book. The popcorn balls were delicious... chewier than I remember, but delicious, and, my brother appeared before the second batch had to be made, so there was someone to drizzle the candy mixture as I folded it in.. Much easier with two people. Thanks for the wisdom in the previous reviews, as greasing the wax paper and the bowl to receive the popcorn were great ideas. If I had wanted more of a hard coating and less chewy, cooking the candy a bit longer would have accomplished that, I'm sure. As it was, the chewiness was great, and the advice to salt the popcorn more helped as well. After popping the corn I was careful to sift out the unpopped kernels, as those can actually cause tooth damage. item not reviewed by moderator and published
WAY too much water in this recipe. I wound up with a disgusting, soggy mess. There was no forming them into balls, and when I tried I just got sticky hands and still had a bowl full of wet popcorn. I asked my mother for her recipe, and it only calls for 1/4 cup of water (and 3/4 cups of syrup instead of 1/2), and worked MUCH better. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Excellent flavor but the chemistry of this recipe is all wrong. I was nervous about all the reviews saying the popcorn turned to mush so I tested the syrup at four different temps along the way to the consistency I wanted. I stopped boiling at about 240 degrees F and my popcorn balls were just the right amount of chewy. The end product was pretty vinegary smelling so I'd use a smidge less. I also salted my popcorn extra because we love sweet/salty combos and it still wasn't quite salty enough. I would say next time I'll salt the heck out of the popcorn but I'll probably end up finding a different recipe next time. Sorry Paula, not your best. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I mixed dried cranberries and peanuts to the popcorn before puring over the syrup mixture. It is best to have a partner to help with this because it sets pretty fast. item not reviewed by moderator and published
i tried it and husband asked if they came out right i said "dont know " so i tried with really greasy hands and worked halleghuia thx paula you are the best i love paula so much watch your show it is the best it really helps item not reviewed by moderator and published
Good, but I seemed to have a lot more syrup than I needed. I also will salt the heck out of popcorn next time - I love the sweet/salty mix. And definitely grease the bowl you're mixing in!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
What a fantastic recipe!! I searched and searched for the recipe that my mom used to make and here it was. Thank you Paula Deen!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Was craving popcorn balls and thought I'd try it since I had some corn syrup in the house. No candy thermometer, so I just kept an eye on it and dripped some into a bowl of cold water every now and then until it looked right. Easily took me 30 minutes of boiling. Mixed some bourbon in with the vanilla, wish I'd used a bit more. But worked great with the popcorn I popped on the stove. I'd recommend greasing the bowl, though, ended up with a big popcorn candy mess in the bottom when i was done. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I thought 1 1/3 cups of water seemed like too much, but went exactly by the recipe using my new digital candy thermometer to get it to the exact temp recommended. When I poured the mixture onto my Orville Redenbacher's popcorn (popped on the stove, not microwave, it turned into a big pile of mush. What a waste of time and ingredients. I expected better from Paula Deen item not reviewed by moderator and published
First of all this recipe is a joke. I wasted 2 cups of sugar on this thing. When I added the liquid ingredients to the popcorn it turned into a big pile of mosh. Number one rule of cooking water and popcorn don't go well so don't use large amounts. I wouldn't even rate this recipe But I had to so I gave a number one but really it should be a negative 5. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Tonight my friend and I made these, and other than cleanup and forming the balls, it was very simple! I think to make the formation of the balls easier and better, we needed to stir up the caramel sauce more thoroughly in the bowl of popcorn. We used orville redenbacher kernels, and it worked perfectly. Also it was a nice ratio of caramel to popcorn. item not reviewed by moderator and published
its easy to make them and kids will snack on them every day item not reviewed by moderator and published
I read the reviews before trying out this recipe. If you get the mixture to the proper temp/ consistency the popcorn will not get soggy. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Living down south in the humidity, you have to make these when the weather is perfect! I added a little extra popcorn since there was so much of the liquid, had trouble forming them into balls but my kids couldn't get enough! item not reviewed by moderator and published
After reading some of the reviews I was a little nervous to try these... But they were great. We make them around the holidays and everyone seems to look forward to them. They only thing I did diffrent is I used butter flavored popcorn oil and I also cooked it to a soft ball instead of a hard ball because I didn't want the balls to be too crunchy. item not reviewed by moderator and published
i really did love it lol but i could not get it into balls item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not good recipe soggy balls Not even the right taste Couldn't salvage to runny item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used microwavable popcorn and it worked great. The downsides outweighed any good, they were way to sticky and overly sweet. Not worth all the time, effort, and mess to make them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
To all the people that had a hard time with this recipe: I have found out that it depends on the popcorn you are using. To verify this conclusion: Last year when I first tried this recipe I brought a 1 pound bag of popcorn from Shop Rite. The recipe was a hit and I even did it without a candy thermometer. This past Holiday, I tried to do it again. I went to Shop Rite to buy the popcorn but the brand I had gotten the year before they don't sell it anymore. So, I bought the next brand. When I tried to make the recipe my popcorn melted and was soggy. I tried it 3 more times with the same results. So, I went to Wegmen's and brought a candy thermometer and some more popcorn. Success. That is when I realized it was the popcorn. I noticed it was a different kernel. This kernel was bigger and a little harder then the other one I bought before. So to all those that failed at this recipe: It is not the recipe; it's the popcorn. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was my first time making popcorn balls. Great recipe; would definitely make again. Didn't have vinegar so omitted; they turned out fine. Didn't use a candy thermometer, just boiled on med-high heat until hard ball stage when dipped in cold water. Used 1/4 cup margarine and food coloring at the end with the vanilla. Allowed to cool 5-10 minutes while we made popcorn in the popcorn maker. Followed directions of other reviews by spraying the mixing bowl and spoon with cooking spray. Poured mixture slowly over popcorn once cooled. Very quick and easy to make. Thanks for the recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy. Kids loved them. We added mini chic chips and Christmas sprinkles to make them more festive. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not good. The popcorn disintegrated. Just a bunch of mush. Other recipes I've read say to keep the popcorn warm but I'm not too sure this would have helped. It was just mostly popcorn soup. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was ok but it didn't have that flavor I remember as a child and ones I have had in the past. Is it butter that is missing? Seems like I put butter in for some reason. No pun intended there Paula. I think the secret to getting the temp to go up is just don't stir. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I'm not sure why people had trouble with this... they came out PERFECTLY! I used a candy thermometer and I added 4 TBS of butter when I added the vanilla. Also, I poured the caramel VERY slowly!! Delish! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was intimidated from all the failed reviews before. It was EASY! I used 1/4 cup of butter, and replaced 1 cup of the white sugar with dark muscovado sugar for taste and a darker color. I also added a bit of orange food coloring as these were for Halloween "pumpkins". Some tips: Use an 8 quart mixing bowl that has been buttered for your popcorn (2 bags of Butter Flavor Act 1 Microwave popcorn. After getting the carmel to 255 degrees, let it cool just a minute, then pour over the popcorn. Lightly toss the corn with a large spoon to coat the popcorn, scraping the bottom of the bowl to get all of the carmel. By the time the popcorn is thoroughly coated, the carmel is cool enough to handle with your buttered hands. I put each ball in a cello bag, tied with a green pipe cleaner, and used a felt tip to draw the faces. 2 Batches yielded 75 2 to 2.25 inch balls. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love Paula, but I followed this recipe to the tee and ended up with soggy, sweet popcorn that would not form into balls. Is something possibly missing from this recipe? item not reviewed by moderator and published
Dissatisfied, couldn't even form into balls.I will not use this recipe again.On an up note it does have good flavor. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Was a little nervous to try these... the whole hard candy/soft candy/brittle stage can be a little scarey, but with a handy dandy candy themometer, a little patience, and tadah.... yummy popcorn balls! I made mine a smaller size (1 1/2 inch I wrapped them in saranwrap, tied them with a bow and cute snacks to pass out for my daughter's school birthday snack! item not reviewed by moderator and published
First time trying the recipe...was a huge success. I skipped rolling them into ball shape and just make a flat to break off into squares. Easier to eat and less mess. I halfed the very first run and it even turned out great. It was a very humid day, so I was worried about the sugar setting up right, but it was so easy. I may have been in the kitchen 15-20 minutes. Thanks, Paula. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My 9 1/2 year old made this recipe. It was awesome! The only thing we did different was cook the popcorn in Orville Redenbacher's Butter Flavored Popcorn Oil. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I really had fun making these, forgot the vanilla, and they still turned out right. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I am not sure what happened but mine did not turn out. I thought because Paula Dean's name was on this it would be good, but not for me. I did not add the butter like the others suggested so maybe that was the problem. I live in high altitude, and when I poured over my popcorn, my popcorn just melted into nothingness. It would not form at all into a ball, it just fell apart. I tasted the hot mess and it tasted very yummy but for some reason it didn't turn out for me. I followed the recipe, so not sure what the concern was. Very sad, I have to come up with something else for my preschooler's Christmas party tomorrow. :( YES THEY CALL IT CHRISTMAS as it should be! item not reviewed by moderator and published
After making these popcorn balls, the only thing I'm impressed with is the mess! The taste is just gooey sugar.I followed the advice to add butter and to pour everything onto a cookie sheet lined with wax paper and sprayed with Pam, but I would skip the wax paper and just spray directly on the cookie sheet because the paper just ripped and made it harder to work with. I also cooked it to a soft ball instead of a hard ball because I didn't want the balls to be too crunchy - I'm taking them to a cheer bake sale at the high school football game tonight, and I didn't think people would want sticky crumbs falling in their laps. It was the right choice - they're perfect in that regard, just rather tastless. item not reviewed by moderator and published
We just finished making this recipe. The only thing I did different was to add the 1/4 cup butter like suggested. First time I ever made this and it turned out just like I remember my dad (my he rest in peace making it when I was little. Now I got to make the same memories with my kids. Thank you Paula Deen for the recipe! I knew as soon as I seen your name I could trust this would be a hit. We will be making this often! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I followed the recipe exactly, wrapped them, and gave them to three different people, and they were uneatable. They were so sticky that they would pull off a dental crown. As a trick, my teenage daughter gave one to a friend, who took a big bite and then had her teeth glued together so that her jaw was in effect glued tight. Through clenched teeth she said, "What's the matter with these." Anyway, I won't use this recipe again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
OH MY WORD!!! Made one batch of these popcorn balls and i'm in seventh heaven right now!!! I even had to make a second batch so my kids could actually have a chance to eat one before I ate them all!!! I did add in the margarine/butter like everyone suggested BUT I forgot to add the vanilla extract and I don't taste or notice a difference without it!!! I was also surprised at how fast the mixture seemed to cool off before I started shaping the balls, but managed to make all of them with a tad bit left over for a "cracker jack" type. Thanks Paula!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
We could not eat these popcorn balls because they were way too sticky. Maybe I cooked the sugar mixture too long, but add butter to the recipe as other reviewers recommend or you may be wasting your time. item not reviewed by moderator and published
YUM! Even better than I remember from childhood. I added the 1/4 cup butter as per previous suggestion. Worked like a charm, other than the butter, followed the recipe exactly. Next time I'll add some food color. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Turn out ok and easy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
this was a pretty good recipe. it definately beats the prepackaged stuff. i've never worked with sugar before, so this was pretty intimidating, but it worked out fine. however, when your done forming the popcorn balls, seriously, let them dry completely. i took a huge chunk of one while it was warm and it was ridiculously gooey. also, the episode that this recipe came on said that this would take about 10 minutes to get to 255. it took mine around 15. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very sticky so its risky eating them as you could lose dental crowns. Never thought Paula would ever need to be told to add BUTTER but this recipe is more tasty and not as sticky when adding 1/4 cup butter at the beginning. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was really nervous when I began making this recipe. For the main fact, I didn't have a candy thermometer. I used the old glass of water and drop the mixture in technique instead. Was a success! I made a double batch too! Er.. may not do that again... as a houseful of dieters here. Wanted these for a Christmas party though. I would definitely say to .pour slowly over your popcorn as to not soak it. Make sure you butter your wax paper and hands and you are all set to go! Happy Baking!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
The only thing I would do different is spray the spoon that I stirred it with! I mixed them in a large microwave bowl so I could reheat it to get off the remaining syrup off the bottom of the bowl. It covered three bags of microwave popcorn. I added red food coloring for Christmas, and they're going to be stocking stuffers! Thanks Paula it was quite a experience, you do have to work quickly. LOL! Linda Jones Carlsbad, NM item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was surprised it turned into popcorn mush. Like most of you I checked the review to see if I was the only one that failed so badly. I will not give up the battle for the perfect popcorn treat I knew as a child of the 60's. Stay tunned for the next attempt. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Well my first attemp was a crash and burn!! I did not let the syrup get hot enough and it just melted all my popcorn! What a waste! Being a little discourgaged, I was ready to go to Wal-Mart and buy the pre-made balls, but I said to myself "I refuse to fail!!" and tried again! May I suggest you test your syrup on a few kernals of popcorn instead of pouring it over all of your stash! I did not have a candy thermometer and used my meat themometer, which only goes up to 190' but I just kept on boiling the syrup mixture until I noticed on the back of a wooden spoon it started to look stringy when I pulled it from the pan.. I took a few kernals and syrup and they stared to stick together!! Eureka- I did it! It was a very proud moment- I gotta tell you! I poured the syrup mixture all over my popcorn and started forming balls! It was very easy once I figured out how the make the syrup and they taste good! They are very stick so watch those fillings!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
For the first time I actually was successful at making popcorn balls. The reciepe was as easy as indicated. I used microwave popcorn, which worked well. I will take the advice of a previous review and stir gently as I pour the candy so I get a more even coverage. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These popcorn balls taste great. The things i did differently include making the popcorn ahead of time and keeping it warm in a roaster pan in the oven at 200 deg. I left it there for at least 45 minutes. I then let the sugar sauce cool for about 5 minutes before pouring it over the warm popcorn. With these changes, the popcorn did not collapse and everything worked great. The second batch I made much more quickly and I ended up with soupy deflated kernels. Overall, good recipe just don't pour it over the popcorn right off the stove. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not bad. When pouring the sugar mixture over the popcorn, make sure you stir the popcorn gently so that the sugar can cover the popcorn evenly. I just dumped the sugar mixture on, most of it settled on the popcorn on the top and bottom of the bowl and wouldn't really mix with the rest. So, stir the popcorn as you are pouring. Other than that, they taste really good. Great for a treat for children (my dentist would hate me right now!!!). item not reviewed by moderator and published
This receipe was wonderful. I made them with my Grandson and he fell in love with them (mind you he is pretty picky about what he eats. These remined me of the popcorn balls we used to get as children tricker treating...they are beyond wonderful. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just made these "popcorn balls" and wasted a lot of ingredients. The popcorn melted when I used microwave popcorn. The recipe needs to stay not to use microwave popcorn. I will not try to make them again. :( item not reviewed by moderator and published
The first time I tried this, I used microwave light butter popcorn, because that's all we had. I also didn't get it up to "hard ball" temperature. I dumped all the syrup on at at once, and just like another reviewer, it all melted and dissolved. It tasted ok, but certainly wasn't going to roll into balls. The next day I used prepopped popcorn, plain, got the temperature up to hard ball, and poured very slowly, and it worked beautifully. I recommed spraying the bowl too, as the popcorn glues itself to the bowl. Yes, it's pretty sticky, but very yummy...and SWEET!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was easy to follow. My mom and i had a blast making them. We would do this again. The popcorn balls were delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I found these to be very easy and absolutely delicious. They are a threat to dental work though! They do tend to stick to your teeth a bit, but not disturbingly so. I loved this recipe and I will turn to it again and again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just made this for a Halloween treat and had no difficulty. I think the key is to use plain popcorn and to add the sugar mixture a little at a time. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was my first time making popcorn balls and they were a hit! I made them for the office party I was hosting. I bought kettle popcorn bought from the local street fair and added honey roasted peanuts. I also bought disposable gloves to use while forming them. I wish my daughter was little again so I could make them for her halloween parties. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just followed the recipe step by step, exactly, and as I poured the syrup mixture over the popcorn it all began to melt and disinigrated into one big mess. After it sat for a little while I tasted it and it was delicious. Unfortunately it's in no condition to share with anyone. Very dissapointing, too, for my two and four year olds who helped. I wish there were an addition to the recipe that said, " if this happened, here is what you did wrong." item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is perfect! Follow the directions, boil the sugar mixture till 255 and it turned out excellent! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Excellent, Perfect Popcorn Balls, Easy to make and the grandkids love them as much as I love that lil ol lady from Savannah What a marvelous person she is item not reviewed by moderator and published
First popcorn ball I have made (or had for that matter) and they are Yummy! I halved the receipe and the kiddos loved them...I did butter my hands to mold and since I do not have a candy temp taker, I dropped a small ladle of boiling mixture in a glass of cold water, when it seperated into harden threads I knew it was ready to add the vanilla. (for me that took less then five minutes) item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these and they were great .but I added 3 teaspoon of real butter after I removed it from the heat. Place popcorn in a large dish , start on eather end , add syrup mixture slowly , mix with a large spoon that had been spreyed with a nonstick spray or butter, then turn pan and do the same at the other end untill all popcorn is coated, butter your hands then roll out the popcorn balls, I but plactic wrap around each popcorn ball. the next day all the ingerentants had married and the popcorn was melt in your mouth, every one loved them item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are very good and easy make sure it is hard ball stage, and wet hands with cold water to form the balls.Dont squeeze balls tight, loosely pack them, then they wont be like rocks............ item not reviewed by moderator and published
i LOVE iDEA item not reviewed by moderator and published
popcorn balls item not reviewed by moderator and published
too much syrup - not good taste did not harden. yucky item not reviewed by moderator and published
I had about 20 cups of popped popcorn and i made the syrup. It looked like wayyy too much for that popcorn, and when I poured it in, all the popcorn disinigrated. it turned ito a mushy like batter almost. It wasn't even very sticky. I don't know what to do...theyre a messs! I followed the recipie, the only thing i did different was use dark brown corn syrup and used a normal thermometer i have to bring them in tomarow for a fund raiser...i wish i knew what i did wrong so I could try them again... item not reviewed by moderator and published
Finally I found a recipe that taste like the ones I got from a neighbor trick or treating as a kid. She made them every year for all the local neighbors. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have my grandmothers recipe but it was just ingredients with no measurements...I've played and played with it with alot of sucess and alot of mishaps...Thanks for filling in some of the blanks!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Your awesome we love you Puala!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
i love popcorn and this is a great recipe fast and aesy and you are right it does need that many ingredients. and for all that you that said that you like and hate it at the same time becuase it got stock on your teeth that is what it soppuso to do even if you eat regular popcorn it does too get stuck on you teeth. but anyways this recipe is great now i always have some extra popcorn to make this recipe. thanks paula you are the best i love your show item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is so easy and only acouple of ingredients. Just be careful I burnt myself trying to form the popcorn into balls and make sure every piece of popcorn is covered I had a big pile of hard syrup on the bottom of my pot. This were the big hit at my daughters birthday party. I even had acouple of request for the recipe. Thanks Paula Your the Best! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these one night. I used butter popcorn b/c that is all I had. They turned out great. They were not at all hard to chew. Maybe the person who thought they were too chewy did not cook the syrup as long as they thought. Kids and husbands loved them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
they were quick and easy to make. they tasted pretty good but were very hard to eat and stuck to all your teeth. item not reviewed by moderator and published
these were very easy to make and a delicous treat for the kids. highly reccomind. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love kettle oorn and those pink popcorn bricks (?) at amusement parks, and thought this would be similar. They were good tasting- but were impossible to chew and stuck to my teeth. It took me over a 1/2 hour to eat one ball(maybe 2.5in in diameter)! I think I'll stick to those pink rectangular ones I always saw at the circus. item not reviewed by moderator and published
my kids loved this recipe and so did i. item not reviewed by moderator and published
love it my aunt used to make it and i didn't now how to do it . know i know thank you!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Joseph, try coating a big metal spoon with cooking spray and let your daughter stir it fast and a lot... she'll have to use her muscles!! Dig down deep and get the goo at the bottom, it will cover it all nicely, don't give up! Then, get on disposable glove, spray them with cooking spray and go into form balls with only the tips of your fingers,portion onto greased paper, use spoon if necessary. THEN, once portioned, go and press them hard with your while hand, by this time they are cooler. item not reviewed by moderator and published
You should edit this recipe and state that, prevent disaster like we had. The recipe I now use, that incorporates marshmallows, works on ALL types of popcorn item not reviewed by moderator and published

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