Halloween Popcorn Balls
Recipe from SweetFry.com
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1 and 1/2 dozen
Kids will love these popcorn balls decorated like eye balls for Halloween.
12 Cup(s) Popped popcorn
1 Cup(s) Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Salt
2/3 Cup(s) Water
2/3 Cup(s) Corn Syrup
1/2 Cup(s) Butter or Margarine
1 Teaspoon(s) Vinegar
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Vanilla
16 Other Brown Smarties for eyes
1 Other Tube of red gel icing
1/2 Cup(s) Blue icing to hold smarites
Put the pre-popped popcorn in a large bowl. Set aside.
In a pot mix the sugar, salt, water, corn syrup, butter and vinegar.
Cook uncovered, stirring frequently, until the mixture reaches the soft crack stage, on a candy thermometer 270 degrees fahrenheit.
Remove from stove and stir in vanilla.
Pour syrup over the popcorn and mix till coated.
Shapre into balls.
Drizzle with the red gel icing to form veins, the bit of icing (to hold the smartie) and the smartie.