Popcorn Balls

Lisa
The Cook
8 Servings
8 Ingredients
1 Comments
Crunchy, salty and sweet these Popcorn Balls make an excellent afternoon treat or late night snack.
8 Servings
8 Ingredients
1 Comments

Ingredients

  • 8 cups cook Popcorn Kernals
  • ½ cups Raisins, Golden
  • ½ cups chop Peanuts
  • ¼ cups Butter
  • ¼ cups Sugar
  • ½ cups Corn Syrup, Light
  • ¼ cups Peanut Butter, Creamy
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon

Containers

Supplies

  • Wax Papers
  • Baking Sheets
  • Plastic Wraps
  • Cooking Sprays
  • Labels

Cooking Instructions

Freeze For Later Cooking Day Directions

Stovetop

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. In a large bowl, combine popcorn, raisins and peanuts. Set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter, sugar and corn syrup over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and boil for 2 minutes stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and cinnamon.
  4. Immediately pour over popcorn mixture, stirring to evenly coat all popcorn with syrup mixture.
  5. Coat hands with non stick cooking spray and form popcorn into 1 cup sized balls.
  6. Place on waxed paper to cool.
  7. Wrap each ball in plastic wrap.
  8. Divide among indicated number of gallon freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

Easy Assembly

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Thaw: Countertop
  2. Enjoy at room temperature.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

Stove Cook

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. In a large bowl, combine popcorn, raisins and peanuts. Set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter, sugar and corn syrup over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and boil for 2 minutes stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and cinnamon.
  4. Immediately pour over popcorn mixture, stirring to evenly coat all popcorn with syrup mixture.
  5. Coat hands with non stick cooking spray and form popcorn into 1 cup sized balls.
  6. Place on waxed paper to cool.
  7. Wrap each ball in plastic wrap.
  8. Store in airtight container.

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