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                          Bea’s Christmas Popcorn
 
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 Serving Size  : 5    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Holidays                         Snacks
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5       qt           Freshly popped, unsalted
                         -popcorn
    1       c            Unsalted,dry-roasted peanuts
    1       c            Butter or margarine
    2       c            Firmly packed light brown
                         -sugar
      1/2   c            Dark corn syrup
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
      1/2   ts           Vanilla
 
     SOURCE:  More Tastes & Tales from Texas with love by
   Peg Hein, copyright 1987, sixth printing Oct. 1991,
   ISBN #0-9613881-1-0. MM format by Ursula R. Taylor who
   got this from Robbie Shelton in the Oct. 1995 cookbook
   swap on Delphi - cust 229.
     Combine popcorn and peanuts in a large, lightly
   greased roasting pan; mix well and set aside.
     Melt butter or margarine in a medium saucepan; stir
   in sugar and corn syrup.  Bring to a boil and continue
   boiling over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring
   occsionally. Remove from heat, stir in soda and
   vanilla. Pour over popcorn, mixture and stir until
   evenly coated.
     Bake at 250~ for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
   Remove from oven, cool for 10 minutes.  Spread in
   signle layer on folded large brown papae bags to cool
   completely. This will stay fresh tasting for 2 to 3
   weeks if kept in an airtight container.
   
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