St. Patrick's Day Popcorn

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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

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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

How to Make St. Patrick's Day Popcorn

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

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About St. Patrick's Day Popcorn

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




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