Traditional Halloween treats that really are the taste of the season.
- Yield 12 to 14 popcorn balls -
Ingredients * 2 cup sugar * 1 1/3 cup water * 1/2 cup light corn syrup * 1 teaspoon white vinegar * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract * 18 cup popped corn
1. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, water, syrup, vinegar, and salt. Cook over high heat until mixture reaches 255 degrees F (hard-ball stage) on a candy thermometer.
2. Stir in vanilla. Pour over popped corn, tossing gently to coat.
3. When mixture is cool enough to handle, press popcorn into 3-inch balls with lightly greased hands. Cool completely on wax paper.