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Caramel Popcorn Balls

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  • 2 quarts popped popcorn
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 42 caramels
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1/8 teaspoons salt


  1. Combine popcorn and cereal in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. In a heavy saucepan over low heat or in a microwave-safe dish, heat caramels and water until the caramels are melted. Stir in peanuts and salt; mix well. Pour over popcorn mixture and toss to coat. With buttered hands, shape into 3-inch balls.
  3. Reshape if necessary when partially cooled.

Yield: 10 popcorn balls