Virginia (Ginger) Dean Recipe

Pauline's Cracker Jacks

By Virginia (Ginger) Dean grannyginger


This recipe was given to my Mother from a dear, sweet family friend named Pauline. I make it at Christmas time to give to my neighbors and friends. They all love it and even request it. It is such a delicious snack!


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
Makes 7 quarts
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

COMBINE IN A LARGE PAN
7 qt
popcorn, popped
1 1/2 c
peanuts
1-2 c
pecans
IN A SAUCEPAN COMBINE
1 c
light brown sugar
1 c
dark brown sugar
1 c
white karo syrup
2 stick
butter or margarine
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1 tsp
salt
COOK UNTIL IT COMES TO A BUBBLING BOIL (SIMMER TYPE). SET OFF STOVE AND ADD
1 tsp
vanilla flavor
PUT BACK ON STOVE AND ADD
1/2 tsp
soda
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Then beat with a wire whisk until it foams. Pour over the popcorn and nuts and stir until coated. Put in a large greased pan. (I spray with PAM). Cook for 1 hour at 250 degrees. Stir every 15 minutes while baking.
2
Store in an airtight container.
Note: This recipe may sound complicated but it is really easy to make and so delicious!

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About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Nuts, Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #sweet, #gift, #salty