Old fashion popcorn balls

Old Fashion Popcorn Balls

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Hollis Clair


This recipe came from my grandma bessie, she would make them ever christmas time for us all to enjoy!


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  • 16 c
    popped popcorn
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
  • 3 tsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 lb
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ·
    extra butter for pan and hands

How to Make Old fashion popcorn balls


  1. In a pan add, sugar, molasses, vinegar, butter. Cook until it is at the candie stage-250 to 268 degrees, stirring all the time. When its ready Take off heat add vanilla, butter a big pan plus your hands and put in popcorn then pour in mixture keep stiring to coat all of the popcorn. Once all coated from into balls, alittle smaller then a baseball put on sheet of wax paper let cool and enjoy!

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About Old fashion popcorn balls

Course/Dish: Popcorn

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