An old-fashioned treat that’s easy to make.
Molasses Popcorn Balls
- 1½ cups Fancy Molasses
- ¾ cup sugar
- 1 tbsp butter or margarine
- 4 qts popped corn
- Combine Fancy Molasses, sugar and butter or margarine in a 2 qt. saucepan. Dissolve sugar by stirring. Cook over medium heat until mixture forms a hard but not brittle ball (250°-266°F) when dropped in cold water. Stir constantly. Dribble syrup over popped corn stirring to coat it all. Make balls with buttered hands when cool. Wrap in waxed paper.
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