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Orange Popcorn Balls

Orange Popcorn BallsOrange-flavored candied popcorn balls—the perfect fun treat for autumn and winter parties.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/4 cups water
1 cup orange marmalade
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
5 quarts popped popcorn

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine sugar, water, marmalade, salt, light corn syrup and vinegar in a saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  2. Cook to hard-ball stage 250°F (120°C).
  3. Pour slowly over popped popcorn and mix thoroughly. Butter hands and shape into 2 1/2-inch balls.

Makes 15 balls.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of The Popcorn Board.