If you are looking for a fun and tasty snack to make with your kids, or to bring to your next party, try making homemade popcorn balls! They are easy to make and delicious to eat.
- 10 cups of popped popcorn
- 1/2 cup of light corn syrup
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup of unsalted butter
- Food coloring (optional)
|1||Melt the corn syrup, sugar, salt, vanilla extract and unsalted butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.|
|2||Add food coloring (if desired) and stir.|
|3||Add the popped popcorn to the saucepan and stir until coated.|
|4||Let the mixture cool for a few minutes so it’s easier to handle.|
|5||Grease your hands and shape the mixture into balls about the size of a golf ball.|
|6||Place the balls on wax paper and let them cool and set for at least 20 minutes.|
That’s it! You now have your homemade popcorn balls ready to eat. You can experiment with different food coloring to make them even more fun and colorful. Enjoy!