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Popcorn Honey Balls


  • 1 1/2 quarts unbuttered popped corn, salted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Put popped corn in oven to keep warm.
  2. Combine sugars, honey, and water in a buttered 2-quart heavy-bottom saucepan. heat slowly, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cook to firm ball stage (248 degrees F).
  3. Add butter and stir only enough to mix.
  4. Slowly pour syrup over popcorn, tossing to mix.
  5. With buttered hands, shape into balls.

Makes about 12.

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