Phyllis’ Halloween Popcorn Balls

  • 2 c. white sugar
  • 1 c. light kayro syrup
  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar (optional)
  • 1 T. butter
  • 1/2 tsp. soda (or up to 1 teaspoon)
  • 6 qt. or little more popped popcorn

Cook the first 4 ingredients to hard boil stage, so that it forms a hard ball. Remove from heat, add soda, and stir thoroughly. Mix 1/2 of the popcorn and 1/2 of the syrup together, then form into balls. Too keep the mixture from sticking to your hands, use butter on your hands. Set on wax paper to cool. When cool, place in baggies. This recipe can be used year round for bazaar’s, fairs, picnics, and children’s parties or at Christmas time.

  • Yields: depends on the size of the balls
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
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