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  • 14 cups - Popped Popcorn
  • 2 teaspoons - Salt
  • 2 cups - Sugar
  • 1/2 cups - Butter
  • 2/3 cups - Water
  • 2 teaspoons - Vanilla
  • 2/3 cups - Light Corn Syrup
  • 50 drops - Orange Food Coloring
  • 36 bags - Clear Plastic Sandwich Bags
  • Directions:

    Put popped popcorn in a large bowl; set aside.

    Mix sugar, water, salt, enough food coloring to make a brilliant orange, and butter in a saucepan. Cook to 250 degrees or until a few drops form a hard ball when dropped in cold water. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour in a thin stream over the corn, stirring constantly to mix well.

    With buttered hands, shape into balls approximately 3 inches in diameter. Place each ball in a plastic sandwich bag.

    Brief Description

    Fun for kids to make and eat

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    Category:  Snacks

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min


    Doris Keen

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    Posted On:

    March 8, 2012

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