Monday, November 24, 2008

Carmel Corn

3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup butter
3 Tbsp. light corn syrup
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. vanilla
7 cups popped popcorn (remove unpopped kernels)
1 cup of pecans (optional)

Combine sugar, butter, & corn syrup. Cook and stir over medium heat to boiling. Continue to cook and stir mixture while it boils for 4 minutes (255 degrees hard ball stage) Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda and vanilla. Pour over popcorn and pecans, stirring gently to coat. Bake in at 250 for 15 minutes. Stir. Bake 5 minutes more. place on aluminum foil to cool.

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