Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls

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  • 5 cups popped popcorn
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup light corn syrup
  • ½ cup chunky peanut butter
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Place popcorn and peanuts in a large bowl; set aside. In a large heavy saucepan over medium heat, bring sugar and corn syrup to a rolling boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter and vanilla. Quickly pour over popcorn mixture and mix well. When cool enough to handle, quickly shape into ten 2½-inch balls. Let stand at room temperature until firm; wrap in plastic wrap. Yields 10 popcorn balls.

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