1 cup sugar
1/3 cup white corn syrup
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup butter
3/4 Teaspoon salt
3/4 Teaspoon vanilla
3 quarts popped corn

Put sugar, syrup, water, butter and salt in a saucepan. Cook, stirring until
sugar is dissolved. Continue cooking without stirring until it reaches 250
degrees. Add vanilla and stir only enough to mix. Pour over corn and mix
well. Form into balls. You can add food coloring along with the vanilla for
colored popcorn balls.