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Chewy Caramel Popcorn Balls Recipe
|Vanilla caramels||7 Ounce|
|Popped popcorn||7 Cup (112 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1282 Calories from Fat 377
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42 g65.3%
Saturated Fat 25.6 g128%
Trans Fat 0.7 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 459 mg19.1%
Total Carbohydrates 212 g70.8%
Dietary Fiber 15.9 g63.4%
Sugars 88.5 g
Protein 17 g34.4%
Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 0.02%
Calcium 19.7% Iron 15.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power (high) for 1 1/2 minutes.
Use a rubber scraper to stir till smooth.
If caramels aren't soft enough to stir smooth, micro cook for 30 to 60 seconds more.
Put the popcorn into a large microwave safe mixing bowl.
Pour the melted caramel mixture over the popcorn.
Use 2 rubber scrapers to toss gently till popcorn is coated with caramel.
Rub a little margarine or butter onto your hands.
Shape the pop corn into 8 medium size balls, putting balls onto waxed paper lined baking sheet after shaping.
If the caramel corn gets too cool to stick together while shaping, micro cook, uncovered, on high for 30 sec onds or till caramel mixture is sticky again.
Note: Substitute 6 cups popped popcorn and 1 cup granola or other ready to eat cereal for the 7 cups popped popcorn, if desired.