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Caramel Popcorn Balls Recipe
|Corn||8 Cup (128 tbs) (popped)|
|Granulated sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (packed)|
|Light corn syrup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|White vinegar||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Margarine||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 6105 Calories from Fat 1561
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 180 g276.4%
Saturated Fat 92.7 g463.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 362.9 mg
Sodium 922.4 mg38.4%
Total Carbohydrates 1096 g365.4%
Dietary Fiber 65.4 g261.7%
Sugars 351.3 g
Protein 86 g171.7%
Vitamin A 122.7% Vitamin C
Calcium 12.7% Iron 135.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Combine sugars, corn syrup, water, vinegar and salt in 2-quart saucepan.
Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring frequently.
Cook, stirring constantly, to 260° on candy thermometer (or until small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water forms a hard ball).
Reduce heat to low; stir in butter until melted.
Pour syrup in thin stream over corn in bowl, stirring until corn is well coated.
Butter hands; shape mixture into 3-inch balls and place on waxed paper.