2 quart popped popcorn
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup corn syrup
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 250. Put popcorn in a large, 4 inch deep
buttered baking pan. Keep warm in the oven. Combine sugar, corn syrup, water, butter and salt in a large saucepan.
Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Cook until mixture reaches 250 on a candy thermometer, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Quickly stir in vanilla. Remove popcorn from oven. Pour syrup mixture over popcorn, stirring to mix well.
Form into balls. Makes approximately 8 balls