Grandma's Popcorn Balls

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 222.8
  • Total Fat: 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.1 mg
  • Sodium: 78.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 48.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 1.0 g

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A family tradition. Messy and gooey but yummy! A family tradition. Messy and gooey but yummy!
Number of Servings: 48


    2 pounds of brown sugar
    2 bottles of karo
    8 bags of pop secret popcorn
    1/2 stick of butter


Pop all the popcorn, sift through to make sure there are no kernals. Bring to boil the brown sugar and karo, boil until a soft ball forms when you drop it in cold water. Scoop some of the popcorn in a large bowl, add two ladlefuls of the caramel, put baggies on your hands and butter them with butter, take a clump of popcorn and caramel and form into ball. Cool on aluminum foil or wax paper. Makes about 48 popcorn balls. I put each one in a baggie after they are cooled and then tie it with a red ribbon and curl it.

Number of Servings: 48

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