St. Patrick's Day Popcorn

1
Kim Biegacki

By
@pistachyoo

Wow, this is another really different recipe choice for St. Pat's Day. I really look forward to trying this recipe, as I love popcorn!
This would even be a great treat to give everyone on St. Pat's Day to take home after the dinner.

I found this recipe on Taste of Home. com.

Enjoy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
24 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

KEEP WARM IN OVEN AT 250 DEGREES

4 qt
popped popcorn
1 1/2 c
pecans, halved

COOK

1 1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
light corn syrup
1/4 tsp
salt

ADD AT THE END

1/2 c
butter
8 - 10
drops green food coloring
salt, if desired

Step-By-Step

1Place popcorn in a large roasting pan; keep warm in a 250° oven. Meanwhile, in a large heavy saucepan, combine the sugars, water, corn syrup, vinegar and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until a candy thermometer reads 260° (hard-ball stage).
2Remove from the heat; stir in butter until melted. Stir in food coloring. Drizzle over warm popcorn and toss to coat. Cool. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container.
3Prep time is 15 minutes plus cooling time

About St. Patrick's Day Popcorn

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #butter, #green, #popcorn