How to Make Popcorn Balls


0:00 popcorn balls are an old-fashioned treat

0:03 for Christmas or any time you can even

0:06 use them as edible decorations on your

0:08 Christmas tree here's what you'll need

0:10 salt butter vanilla popcorn corn syrup

0:15 sugar water here in more detail is the

0:20 list of the ingredients you'll need step

0:23 1 pop two quarts of popcorn and put in a

0:28 large ovenproof pan keep the popcorn

0:31 warm by placing it in warm oven about

0:34 200 degrees Fahrenheit step 2 put the

0:38 sugar corn syrup butter 1/3 of cup of

0:42 water and salt in a medium saucepan step

0:46 3 place the pan over medium heat and

0:49 stir constantly until the mixture comes

0:52 to a boil step 4 stop stirring and let

0:56 the syrup cook until it reaches 270

0:59 degrees Fahrenheit on a candy

1:02 thermometer step 5

1:04 remove the pan from the heat and stir in

1:07 the vanilla step 6

1:09 remove the popcorn from the oven and

1:11 pour the hot syrup over the popcorn a

1:14 little at a time stirring constantly

1:17 until all the popcorn is coated step 7

1:21 let the popcorn cool slightly until you

1:24 can handle it easily grease your hands

1:27 with butter and form popcorn into balls

1:30 work quickly as the syrup becomes hard

1:33 as it cools this recipe makes 12 medium

1:38 popcorn balls and that is how to make

1:41 popcorn balls