Ethel's Famous Popcorn Balls



8 servings



1 cup popcorn, unpopped
1/4 cup water to get started
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white corn syrup
1 tsp. butter
1 tbsp. vinegar
1/2 tsp. baking soda


Pop popcorn, salt to taste. Combine all other ingredients except soda in a saucepan. Boil to the soft boil stage (use candy thermometer). When you reach soft boil stage, stir in baking soda. Pour caramel sauce over popped corn.

To make popcorn balls, wait until cooled enough to handle. Coat your hands with butter. Form balls, but don't pack. Wrap in Saran Wrap. Enjoy!

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