Popcorn Balls Recipe

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Popcorn Balls

Beverly Dunlap


I Love Popcorn Balls. A Dear friend gave me this recipe when my children were toddlers. This is so easy it is the only recipe we use. I also like to press it into a 9X13 pan like rice crispy treats. Yummmmm.

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Makes about 16 balls
20 Min


1 c
2 stick
2 c
light brown sugar
2/3 c
dark karo syrup
1 Tbsp
baking soda


1Pop the popcorn and place in a buttered roasting pan.
2In a 6 quart kettle add the butter, brown sugar and karo syrup.
3Bring this to a boil and boil it for exactly 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
4( Be Careful) Add the 1 tablespoon of baking soda and stir quickly. Caution it will really foam up.
5Pour this mixture over the poped corn and stir till well coated.
6For Popcorn Balls-Butter hands and shape into Balls. I put mine in individual sandwich size bags.
7For Carmel Corn- Place roaster pan in 150 degree oven and stir every 15 minutes for about 1 hour. Allow to cool then store in air tight container.
8For Popcorn Treats- Press into 9X13 buttered pan while still very warm and press into shape of pan. Allow to cool then cut into desired size pieces

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Hashtag: #popcorn