Goblin Balls

Adapted from

  • 8 c air-popped popcorn
  • 1 c granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c corn syrup
  • 1/3 c water
  • 1 tbsp light margarine
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 c gumdrops
Place popped corn in mixing bowl; set aside. In small saucepan, over medium-high heat, bring sugar, corn syrup, water, margarine, and salt to boil. Cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Cook, without stirring, for ten minutes or until reaches hard-ball stage of 254 on candy thermometer. Remove from heat. Wearing oven mitts to shield against splatters, carefully stir in vanilla extract. Pour over popped corn; using prepared spoon, toss until well coated. Stir in orange gumdrops. Wearing rubber gloves, form into two inch balls; let cool on baking sheet.
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Posted: 10/25/1998
Rated by 2 users (3.00)
WW Points* : 4.12
12 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211
Calories from Fat 6 (3%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.7g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
Sugars 35g
Protein 0.7g 3%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.