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popcorn caramel crunch

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Tammy Raynes
Natchitoches, LA

For munching or gift-giving, this popcorn snack is chock-full of goodies. Store in airtight containers to keep the popcorn crisp. This is a very healthy snack with peanuts, chow mein noodles and raisins.

★★★★★ 1
serves makes 8 cups

Ingredients For popcorn caramel crunch

  • 4 c
    popped popcorn
  • 1 c
    dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 c
    chow mein noodles
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    light corn syrup
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon

How To Make popcorn caramel crunch

  • 1
    In a large greased bowl, combine the first four ingredients; set aside.
  • 2
    In a large saucepan, combine sugar, butter, corn syrup and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until a candy thermometer reads 280 - 290 degrees (soft-crack stage).
  • 3
    Remove from the heat; stir in cinnamon. Pour over popcorn mixture; stir until evenly coated. Immediately pour onto a greased 15"x10"x1" pan. When cool enough to handle, break into pieces. Store in air-tight containers.

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