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Ideal® Popcorn balls

crnaberry mojitos

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Servings:14 (2-3" balls)

3 TBS vegetable oil
1 ½ c popcorn kernels
1 TBS butter
1 c Ideal® No Calorie Sweetener
1 c molasses (mild)
½ tsp salt


  1. Add 1 tablespoon of the oil into a 4 quart saucepan and heat.
  2. When hot add ½ cup of popcorn, keeping pan moving; when corn stops popping, remove from heat and repeat steps 1 and 2 until all corn is popped.
  3. Place in 225° F oven to keep warm.
  4. In 2 quart saucepan, melt butter; stir in Ideal®, molasses and salt; insert candy thermometer in saucepan and boil mixture on med heat until thermometer reads
    260° F.
  5. Remove warm popcorn and place in large buttered bowl, add syrup and mix thoroughly.
  6. Butter hands and form 2-3" balls; place on waxed sheet to cool.
baking tip

Wrap in wax paper or cellophane and share with friends.

Per Serving: 190 Calories; 2 g Protein; 4.5 g Total Fat; 35 g Carbohydrates; 3 g Fiber; 18 g Sugar; 95 mg Sodium; 0 mg Cholesterol

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Sugar (grams) Calories
14 40