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Nov 4, 2009

Candy Popcorn Balls

5 cups Popped popcorn
2 large Marshmallows -- cut up
1 cup Powdered sugar
3 tablespoons Light Corn syrup
1 tablespoon Butter or margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons Water
1/3 cup Gumdrops -- snipped

Place popcorn in large bowl. In medium saucepan combine marshmallows, sugar,
corn syrup, butter, and water. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring
occasionally. Remove from heat; continue stirring until marshmallows are
melted. Pour syrup over popcorn, toss lightly until well coated. Let mixture
stand until cool enough to handle. Grease hands, then shape popcorn into lemon
size balls and press several gumdrop pieces into each. Wrap each ball in saran;
store at room temperature. Makes 1 dozen balls.