Molasses Popcorn Balls

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An old-fashioned treat that’s easy to make. 

Molasses Popcorn Balls

Molasses Popcorn Balls


  • 1½ cups Fancy Molasses
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 4 qts popped corn


  1. 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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