Chocolate Popcorn Balls
* 4 quarts popped popcorn
* 2 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate
* 2 cup of sugar
* 1/2 cup light corn syrup
* 1 cup of water
oven to 200 degrees.
Place the popcorn in a large heat proof bowl and place in the oven to
Stir in sugar and corn syrup until blended.
|Put chocolate in
a heavy saucepan over low heat.
Stirring constantly, heat the chocolate for 5 minutes or until
Add water and stir to blend.
Adjust heat to medium cook until mixture comes to a steady
boil, stirring constantly.
Continue cooking until a candy
thermometer reaches 250 degrees.
Remove popcorn from oven and pour chocolate mixture over
the popcorn, stirring until popcorn is evenly coated.
When mixture cools enough to handle, form it into 3 inch balls.
Dip hands in a bowl of ice water as you form the balls.
Place the balls on a wire rack to cool.
Makes 1 dozen.
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