Desserts/Death Star Popcorn Balls

..Death Star Popcorn Balls - from Nitzbergs, ~2001/2002 ..makes 2-3 baseball-sized balls (?)..
A: 1/3C popcorn (unpopped kernels)
B: 3C sugar
1 1/2C water
1/2C light corn syrup
1/2T salt
C: 1t vinegar
1t vanilla extract
1. Pop (A).
2. Put (B) in a saucepan. Stir well w/ a wooden spoon. Clip on candy therm. Set pan on stove at low heat. Add (C) & cook, stirring constantly, until therm. reads 270F.
3. Pour hot mixture over popcorn & toss w/2 large spoons to coat every kernel. Allow to cool slightly.
4. Rub butter or veg shortening on your hands so popcorn won't stick to them. Scoop up enough popcorn to form a ball about the size of a baseball.
5. Shape the ball w/your hands, using butter or veg. shortening to grease hands.

Servings: 3

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