14 - (1 cup servings)
cashews pieces, salted
1Line a large jelly pan (or baking sheet) with foil and then spray with Pam.
2Combine popcorn, cashews, m&m and cranberries in a large bowl.
3Over medium heat in a large saucepan add the sugar,butter,corn syrup and salt. Stir frequently.
4Cook 3-4 minutes until sugar is dissolved and syrup is boiling stir occasionally. Reduce heat to medium, boil without stirring for 5-7 minutes or until mixture looks a light caramel color.
5Boil an additional 2-3 minutes or until it is a rich golden brown. Watch carefully as it will brown quickly.
6Remove from heat and pour over popcorn, nuts and candy mixture. Stir quickly to mix well. Pour/spread as much as possible pulling apart clumps into prepared pan.
7Cool 15-20 minutes or until warm to the touch. Break into pieces. Store in airtight containers.
8Enjoy within 5 days of preparation.
Originally Posted: Sat, Jul 9, 2011