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almond popcorn crunch

Recipe by
Leanne D.
Southern, CA

My sister sent me this email saying"you need to make this!" She said her friend gave her a big bag of this popcorn and she can't stop eating it. She LOVES popcorn,I'll eat a little but not very much,it looks good and my sister made it sound so yummy.

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Ingredients For almond popcorn crunch

  • 2 c sugar
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 3/4 c light corn syrup
  • 1 1/4 c water
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 1/2 c whole almonds
  • 1/2 c butter,softened
  • 3 quarts popped popcorn,unsalted

How To Make almond popcorn crunch

  • 1
    Butter a large bowl. In a quart saucepan, combine sugars, syrup, water and salt. Cook to 235 degrees on a candy thermometer. Add almonds; cook to 250 degrees stirring occasionally. Continue cooking to 295 degrees, stirring occasionally. Add butter; stir until melted and completely blended into the syrup mixture. Remove from heat. Add half the popcorn. Stir syrup up from the bottom of the pan, coating corn well. Pour remaining popcorn into the buttered bowl. Pour mixture over the popcorn in the bowl; stir until all corn is covered and almonds are evenly distributed. Spread mixture onto a cold buttered surface; break apart with a fork.