Candy Cookbook Miscellaneous

Grandma B’s Popcorn Balls

1 C. corn syrup
1/2 C. sugar
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1 T. butter
1/4 tsp. soda
4 qts. popped corn

Boil syrup, sugar and cream of tartar to a soft ball stage. Remove from heat; add butter and soda while stirring. Pour over freshly popped corn. Cool and form into balls.

Makes 15 popcorn balls.

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Grandma B’s Peanut Brittle

2 C. white sugar
1/2 C. water
1 C. corn syrup
1 lb. raw peanuts
1 tsp. butter
2 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Boil the sugar, water and corn syrup until it spins a thread. Add the raw peanuts. Cook until off-white. Add the butter. When melted, add the soda and vanilla. Pour and spread on an ungreased cookie sheet.