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Popcorn Balls

You will need:

  • 5 quarts Merritt Pop popcorn, popped
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Keep popped corn hot and crisp in oven (300-325 F). Butter sides of saucepan. In it combine sugar, water, salt, sorn syrup and vinegar.

Cook to hard-stage (250 F). Add vanilla. Pour lowly over hot popped corn, mixing well to coat every kernel.

Press into balls (butter hands if necessary). Try not to burn your hands!

Yield: 8 servings

Wine Pairing
Pair with Jazz Jamboree from Beachaven Winery & Vineyards

Popcorn Balls