Easy Classic Popcorn Balls
It's a childhood favorite! These Christmas inspired Easy Classic Popcorn Balls are a super fun treat to make for the holidays!
Servings 21 Popcorn Balls
- 12 cups popped popcorn
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/4 cup margarine
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
Spray a roasting pan with cooking spray and pre-heat oven to 300 degrees. Once popcorn is popped add to a roasting pan and place in oven to keep warm.
In a small saucepan, melt butter on medium and add sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Bring to a boil and stir for two minutes.
Remove from heat and add vanilla and baking soda.
Remove popcorn from oven. Pour sugar mixture over popcorn and mix well add sprinkles or other candies (except ones that will melt!) and mix well.
With your hands, form popcorn into 3 inch balls. Work quickly because once it all cools too much, you wont be able to form the balls.
Cool completely and then either wrap individually or store in an airtight container for up to a week.