Marmalade Popcorn Balls
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Serves: 15 balls
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1¼ cups water
  • 1 cup orange marmalade
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup light corn syrup (can sub honey)
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 5 quarts popped popcorn
  1. Add the sugar, water, marmalade, salt, light corn syrup and vinegar to a saucepan and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Let cook until a thermometer reads 250°F, the hard ball stage.
  2. Place the popcorn in a large bowl and slowly pour the sweet mixture over-top while mixing thoroughly.
  3. Using greased hands, shape the popcorn into 2½-inch balls and let set.
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