Popcorn Balls 

12 cups of popped popcorn1 cup sugar½ teaspoon salt2/3 cup water2/3 cup light corn syrup½ cup butter1 teaspoon vinegar½ teaspoon vanillaPlace popcorn in very large bowl, In medium saucepan, combine remaining ingredients except vanilla.Cook uncovered stirring occasionally until soft-crack stage (270*F.)Remove from heat, stir in vanilla. Slowly pour syrup over popcorn, tossing until coated. With buttered fingers, quickly shape into ballsMakes 16 ballsRecipe Courtesy: Vicki Billings Rowle