Caramel-Nut Popcorn Crunch
This crunchy, buttery caramel nut popcorn is so yummy, it'll disappear fast—one bite after another.
Recipe Ingredients:2 1/2 quarts popped popcorn
1 cup pecans
1/2 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
- Spread popped popcorn and nuts in a large shallow pan and place in a preheated 250°F (120°C) oven.
- Combine butter, brown sugar, syrup and salt in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Wash sugar from sides of pan with a wet brush. Boil until mixture reaches 248°F (120°C), firm ball stage on candy thermometer, about 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat and stir in soda. Pour mixture over corn and nuts, stirring gently to coat.
- Return glazed popcorn and nut mixture to oven and bake 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. When cooled, pack in airtight tins.
Makes about 2 1/2 quarts.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of The Popcorn Board.