Family Favorite Butter Toffee Popcorn (Easy)

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@Quinnn

My family has been making this recipe for well over 40 years. Need a sure seller for a bake sale or fundraiser? This is it. For 20 years, I packaged cute, ribbon-tied treat bags in school colors for nearly every athletic and band fund-raiser. For my own family, I package in individual serving ziplocks, then place in a pretty basket on the counter.

I can never understand why people buy those stale, artificial boxes of caramel corn and butter toffee popcorn when you can make your own delicious, buttery snack at home for a fraction of the price. Give it a try... it's quick and easy!


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Serves:

Makes Appox. 11 Cups

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1 c
sugar
1/4 c
light corn syrup
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla
10 c
popped popcorn (i use my favorite butter flavored microwave popcorn, about 2 bags.)
1-1 1/2 c
almonds, pecans or dry roasted peanuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Butter a large, rectangular roasting pan. Place popped popcorn and nuts in pan. Melt butter in medium saucepan. Stir in sugar, corn syrup and salt. Heat to a gentle boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 8 minutes, stirring only once over lowest heat possible to maintain a low, gentle boil. Remove from heat.
2
Stir in vanilla and baking soda. Gradually pour over popped popcorn and nuts, coating well.Turn onto a large, greased baking pan with sides.
3
Bake for 30 minutes total, stirring well after 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely on lightly buttered or non-stick foil. Store in tightly sealed ziplock bags.