Magic Molasses

Here's a recipe that appears in my book "Handwritten Recipes."

Molasses Popcorn Balls

¾ cup water

1½ cups molasses

1½ cups light brown sugar

1 tablespoon vinegar

¼ teaspoon baking soda

⅛ teaspoon cream of tartar

¾ cup butter

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 quarts popcorn

Mix first six ingredients in large saucepan. Place over low heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boiling and cook slowly until it will form a soft ball. Add butter and cook until hard ball stage. Add vanilla and corn.

Form into balls.

Makes 18 to 24 balls.

Found in "New Magic in the Kitchen" (no author). Published by Borden, no date; circa 1940s.

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1 comment:

  1. Oh man, this sounds so good! I want molasses popcorn balls!